Red and Yellow Bell Pepper Omelet

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Try serving these omelets with whole wheat toast and 100% fruit juice.


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon black ground pepper
  • cooking spray
  • 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In a large nonstick pan over medium heat, warm oil; add red and yellow bell peppers and cook, stirring frequently for 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Keep warm over low heat.
  3. In a small bowl, lightly whisk together egg whites, basil, and ground black pepper.
  4. Coat a small nonstick pan with nonstick cooking spray. Warm over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add half of the egg mixture, swirling the pan to evenly coat the bottom. Cook for 30 seconds or until the eggs are set.
  5. Carefully loosen and flip. Cook for 1 minute or until firm.
  6. Sprinkle half of the red and yellow bell peppers over the eggs. Fold to enclose the filling. Transfer to a plate. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese.
  7. Repeat with the remaining egg mixture, peppers, and cheese. Serve hot.