Freshcountryeggs Recipe #16 Spanish omelet

Spanish Omelet

Ingredients:

1½ cups of sliced potatoes.
½ cup of chopped onion.
½ cup of chopped red bell pepper.
1 garlic clove, minced.
¼ cup of green olives, pitted and chopped.
1 tablespoon of minced fresh oregano.
½ cup of nonfat mozzarella cheese, shredded.
8 large Fresh country egg whites.
4 large Fresh country eggs.
¼ teaspoon of salt.
Pinch of pepper.(optional)
½ teaspoon of olive oil, divided.
Vegetable cooking spray.(Pam)

Preparation :
Place the sliced potato in a saucepan and cover with water.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat.
Simmer for 15 minutes or until tender; then drain. Cool, dice and set aside.
Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Add the chopped onion, bell pepper, and minced garlic; then sauté for 8 minutes.
Add the potato, olives, and oregano; then cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated.
Remove from heat, stir in the cheese and set aside.
In a bowl, combine the egg whites, eggs, salt, and pepper; stir well with a whisk.
In a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, heat ¼ teaspoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add half of egg mixture to skillet.
Using a spatula, lift the edges of the omelet; allow uncooked portion to flow underneath cooked portion.
Cook for 3 minutes, then flip the omelet.
Spoon 1 cup of potato mixture onto half of omelet.
Loosen with a spatula and fold in half.
Cook an additional minute on each side.
Slide onto a plate.

Repeat this procedure with the other half of ingredients.

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