Cooking at Home - Green Onion Omelet
Makes: 4 Servings
In the spring, in areas where they grow, wild onions can be used in place of green onions. Yellow or white onions work as well.
- 1 can low-sodium sliced potatoes, drained (about 15 ounces)
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 whole egg
- 3 egg whites
- 3 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup ham, diced
- 1/2 can low-sodium tomatoes, drained (about 8 ounces)
- 1 tablespoon green onion (or wild onion), chopped
- Open and drain can of sliced potatoes. Cut sliced potatoes into strips.
- In a large skillet over medium heat, lightly brown potatoes in the vegetable oil for 5 to 10 minutes.
- In a mixing bowl, add egg, egg whites, milk, and salt. Mix well
- Stir in ham, tomatoes, and green (or wild) onions.
- Pour egg mixture over potatoes in the skillet.
- Cover skillet and continue to cook eggs over medium heat until firm, not runny (about 8 minutes).
- Cut the omelet into four pieces and serve.
Source: A Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods
Serving Size: 1 Portion
Added Sugars included