Feta & Cilantro Egg White Omelet

Above: The finished omelet shown here with a whole wheat english muffin and a dollop of mint chutney.

As much as I love to cook and am knowledgeable about food, it still seems like it is a constant struggle to eat as healthy as possible while getting enough protein. The best way to do this is with a recipe that achieves this while tasting great.

Almost everyone knows how healthy an egg white omelet is but as for taste it’s not so good. In the past I have scrambled a whole egg with an extra white but I have noticed that I am often not getting enough protein. So I came up with this recipe and I find that not only does it taste good but I actually love it. It feels like a comfort food and that is the way healthy food should feel.

Feta & Cilantro Egg White Omelet
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If cilantro doesn't appeal to you then you can substitute another herb that has strong flavor like basil or thyme.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 1
  • 3-4 liquid egg whites
  • 1" cube of feta cheese (use the regular kind, not low fat which has NO taste)
  • ½ cup cilantro leaves (not chopped)
  • ½ tsp curry
  • ½ tsp sweet paprika
  • dash of cayenne
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp ground corriander
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • olive oil spray
  1. beat eggs in bowl with spices
  2. spray a non-stick pan with olive olive and heat on medium
  3. when hot pour in egg mixture
  4. after a couple of minutes, when the bottom of the omelet is cooked, crumble the feta and sprinkle the cilantro on half of the omelet
  5. cook more and then fold over, cooking both sides evenly

In the pan with all the spices and filling

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Eliza Alys Young, aka CreativEliza, is a free spirit, world traveler, creative expert, and part of multicultural family… Eliza shares her time between the US, Dominican Republic and beyond. When she is not caring for her high-energy kids, writing her poetry or for her blog, creating art or cooking up a storm, she is designing for her own company, Design Intense.

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