High Protein Spinach & Herb Omelette

by Liat  - January 9, 2023

This frittata-like Persian dish is packed with flavorful herbs that will leave you feeling refreshed and satisfied. In Persian cuisine,(what I grew up on) herbs are treated not as seasonings, but as vegetables. So be prepared for the incredible herb flavors.

Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or as a side with dinner, you can serve this dish as is or with some yogurt. Enjoy!!

Ingredients

4 tbsp Olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
1/2 cup Fresh Parsley chopped
1/4 cup Fresh Dill chopped
2 Green Onions chopped
1 tsp Kosher Salt
3/4 tsp Ground turmeric
1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper
8 Eggs

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, add the eggs, turmeric, paprika, black pepper, cumin and salt. Whisk the mixture until the egg turns frothy and keep it aside.
  2. In a pan with medium heat, pour 2 tbsp of oil, add diced onions and saute until it turns golden brown
  3. Add the chopped spinach leaves, chopped dill, green onion and parsley and allow them to wilt
  4. Now pour the spinach mixture into beaten eggs and mix well to even them.
  5. Add the remaining 2 tbsp of oil to the warm pan and pour in the eggs and spinach mixture. Allow the eggs to cook for 2 minutes or until you see slight brown color on its sides.
  6. Close the pan with a lid and cook for about 3 minutes in low heat
  7. Open the lid and the spinach omelet is ready for you to taste and enjoy!

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