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Swiss Cheese and Potato Omelet

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Swiss Cheese and Potato Omelet

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ of recipe
Total Fat 22 g
Saturated Fat 8.5 g
Sodium 493 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18 g
Dietary Fiber 8.5 g
Protein 22 g

Servings and Times


Ingredients and Preparation

Small yellow potato1
Large eggs4
Water¼ cup
Salt¼ teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Olive oil2 teaspoons
Garlic, minced1 clove
Swiss cheese, shredded½ cup
Scallion, thoroughly rinsed and chopped1
Fresh chives, chopped1 tablespoon
  1. Directions
  2. Wash and scrub potato. Slice in half and place in a small pot. Fill the pot with water, cover, and then place over high heat. When water starts boiling reduce heat to low. Simmer until potato is soft when pricked with a fork. (Total cooking time will be about 15-20 minutes.) Let cool slightly and then cut into half moon slices.
  3. Whisk together eggs, water, salt, and pepper.
  4. Heat olive oil in a medium to large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and potatoes. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add egg mixture to the pan, rotating the pan until evenly distributed. Cook until the egg mixture starts to set. Add the Swiss cheese and scallions, fold the omelet in half, and cook for another minute. Slice omelet in half and then slide onto plates. Top with the fresh chives.

3 medium fat meats; 1 starch; 1 fat

Side Suggestions: Mixed Green Salad
Top fresh mixed greens with sliced tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, and chopped chives. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar.

Side Suggestions: Baguette or Toasting Bread

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