March 18, 2015

Zucchini omelette

The healthier version of the popular breakfast is zucchini omelette. It’s fresh, tasty and easy to prepare.


Level: easy
Cost: low
Calories: average
Diet: vegetarian, sugar-free, gluten-free

Zucchini omelette
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Serves: 2
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 50 g grated cheese
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • ¼ teaspoon parsley
  • salt
  • pepper
  • paprika
Let's get started!
  1. Grate the zucchini, season with salt and squeeze the excess of water. Let it stand in a strainer while chopping the onion.
  2. Chop the onion and the garlic. Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a skillet, when the oil is hot, add the chopped onion, cook it for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, add the chopped garlic and cook for 2 minutes on medium heat, until the until is golden brown.
  3. Add the grated zucchini and cook it for 4 -5 minutes on low heat, stir it occasionally. Meanwhile in a bowl whisk the eggs, season with salt, pepper and paprika to taste. Pour the egg into the skillet. Cook the omelet for 5 minutes, then sprinkle with grated cheese and chopped parsley. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the egg is light browned.
  4. Remove from the heat, using a spatula transfer on a plate. Serve it immediately with salad.