Spinach and Cheese Omelet

Start the day right with a healthy Spinach and Cheese Omelet that's stuffed and topped with a zesty Red Pepper Relish. Pair your spinach cheese omelet with a slice of whole-wheat toast and a piece of fruit for a well-balanced breakfast.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
18 mins


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 2 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 8 eggs

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh chives, Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, or chervil

  • teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • ½ cup shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese (2 ounces)

  • 2 cup fresh baby spinach leaves or torn fresh spinach

  • 1 recipe Red Pepper Relish

Red Pepper Relish

  • cup chopped red sweet pepper

  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped green onion or onion

  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Coat a 10-inch nonstick skillet with flared side with cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium heat.

  2. In a large bowl combine eggs, chives, salt, and cayenne pepper. Use rotary beater or wire whisk to beat until frothy. Pour into prepared skillet. Immediately begin stirring the eggs gently but continuously with a wooden or plastic spatula until mixture resembles small pieces of cooked egg surrounded by liquid egg. Stop stirring. Cook for 30 to 60 seconds more or until egg is set but still shiny.

  3. When egg is set but still shiny, sprinkle with cheese. Top with 1 cup of the spinach and 1/4 cup of the Red Pepper Relish. With a spatula, lift and fold one side of omelet partially over filling. Arrange remaining spinach on warm platter. Transfer omelet to platter. Top with remaining relish.

Red Pepper Relish

  1. In a small bowl combine red sweet pepper, green onion, cider vinegar, and black pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

117 Calories
3g Fat
5g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 117
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 429mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 40.7mg 204%
Calcium 201.9mg 16%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Potassium 255mg 5%
Folate, total 137.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 2.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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