Eggcellent Eggs!

Eggs are a great source of protein along with many other nutrients. We always encourage our KES Breakfast Clubs to serve a protein source with breakfast but sometimes it can be challenging.  Eggs are a great protein to include with breakfast if facilities allow and allergies are not an issue. Many KES Clubs do have the ability to use eggs.  Try this easy recipe at your KES Club this week:

Mini Muffin Pan Omelets

Ingredients

Oil 1 Tbsp
Sliced mushrooms1 pkg
Onion, diced
Italian seasoning1 tsp
Eggs 12
Salt and fresh ground pepper ¼ tsp of each
Shredded light old cheddar cheese1 cup

Directions

    1. In a nonstick skillet heat oil over medium heat. Cook mushrooms, onion and italian seasoning for about 10 minutes or until golden. Stir in ham.
    2. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, salt and pepper.
    3. Divide mushroom and ham mixture among 12 lightly sprayed muffin tins. Ladle egg mixture into muffin tins. Sprinkle each with some of the cheese.
    4. Bake in preheated 350°F (180°C) oven for about 20 minutes or until golden and knife inserted in centre comes out clean.

Recipe and image sourced from: https://www.eatrightontario.ca/en/Recipes/Breakfast/Awesome-Mini-Mushroom-Omelettes.aspx

Kristin Hedges is a Registered Dietitian with Kids Eat Smart NL.

 

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