Start the Day Right With a Veggie Omelet (Recipe)

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Scrambled Eggs Florentine

Serves: 6

Source: Hy-Vee HealthMarket


1 tbsp. butter

¼ cup chopped onion

6 eggs, beaten

1 tsp. dill weed

Salt and peeper, to taste

½ cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained well

1 cup Swiss cheese


1. Melt butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Saute onions until tender, about 5 minutes.

2. Whisk together eggs, dill weed, salt and pepper. Pour eggs into pan. Sprinkle with spinach. Cook, stirring occasionally, to scramble.

3. When eggs appear almost done, stir in cheese. Cook until eggs are set and cheese is melted.

 Nutrition facts:

Calories: 170 Protein: 12g
Carbohydrate: 3g Saturated Fat: 6g
Cholesterol: 235mg Sodium: 140mg
Dietary Fiber: 1g Sugars: 1g
Fat: 12g Trans fats: 0g


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