Mexican Egg White Omelet Recipe

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Layla Walker Modified: March 23, 2022
Mexican Egg White Omelet Recipe

How To Make Mexican Egg White Omelet

This seasoned egg white omelet is the perfect light meal to start your day! It’s got a spicy kick from the jalapenos and a nice bite from the veggies.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tspolive oil
  • 1small jalapeno,thinly sliced and seeded
  • ½cupred onion,diced
  • 1garlic clove,minced
  • grape tomatoes,or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • salt and pepper
  • 6egg whites,whisked
  • avocado,peeled, pitted and diced
  • fresh cilantro,chopped
  • cotija cheese ,crumbled

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a medium sauté pan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add the jalapeno and onion, then sauté for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Add the garlic and tomato, then continue sautéing for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. Season to taste with a pinch of salt and pepper, then transfer the mixture to a separate plate.

  5. Return the pan to the stove, then reduce the heat to medium.

  6. Add the whisked egg whites and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until the eggs are set and the bottom of the egg is golden.

  7. Remove from heat.

  8. Add the onion mixture, diced avocado, cilantro and cotija cheese to the egg white, then fold over to form the omelet.

  9. Serve warm, garnished with extra cilantro and cheese if desired, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 204.01kcal
  • Fat: 9.44g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.30g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.59g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.99g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.90g
  • Fiber: 1.99g
  • Sugar: 5.01g
  • Protein: 18.57g
  • Sodium: 614.61mg
  • Calcium: 41.70mg
  • Potassium: 437.22mg
  • Iron: 0.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 14.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.01mg
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