Omelet with cottage cheese and spinach in a pan in the oven - a dish for the diet menu. If you are a supporter of a healthy lifestyle, follow the figure and diet, then the recipe is for you. This omelette is without flour, therefore it is suitable for a gluten free menu, if the latter is not recommended for you. Wheat flour is successfully replaced by oatmeal, which is not only useful, but also adds pomp to the finished dish.
For cooking, take a refractory mold made of glass or ceramic, metal with a non-stick coating, or an ordinary deep cast-iron pan. By the way, in a portioned cast iron skillet it turns out very tasty, and you do not need to wash an extra plate.
Omelet in the oven turns out lush and tender, almost never burns, cooks with a minimum amount of butter, therefore it has fewer calories than in a conventional fried omelet.
For the recipe will suit both fresh and frozen spinach. The latter must be removed from the freezer and left at room temperature for half an hour before cooking.
- Cooking time: 20 minutes
- Servings: 2
Ingredients for Omelet with Curd and Spinach
- 200 g of nonfat cottage cheese;
- 3 fresh chicken eggs;
- 50 g of spinach;
- 4 tbsp. l Hercules;
- 20 g green onions;
- 1 tbsp. l dried green pepper;
- 1 tbsp. l dried carrots;
- 1 tsp. ground sweet paprika;
- 5 cherry tomatoes;
- 20 g of hard cheese;
- sea salt, vegetable oil, fresh herbs for serving.
Method of cooking omelet with cottage cheese and spinach
Low-fat cottage cheese knead in a bowl. For the diet recipe, dairy products should be used, the fat content of which does not exceed 2%.
In a bowl of cottage cheese, break three fresh large chicken eggs, mix the ingredients with a fork or a whisk.
Chop fresh spinach leaves into thin strips. Put the chopped spinach in a bowl of cottage cheese and eggs. If there is no fresh spinach, take 3-4 “washers” (briquette) frozen.
Next, pour instant oatmeal. You can vary the menu - add flakes from different cereals, for example, buckwheat.
At this stage, seasoned omelet with cottage cheese and spinach - pour dried carrots, dried sweet green pepper, ground sweet paprika and sea salt to taste. Thoroughly mix the ingredients, leave for a few minutes so that the oatmeal absorbs moisture and swells. Meanwhile, heat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
Sprinkle pan with a high side with a thin layer of vegetable oil. We spread the omelet mass in the pan, level.
Cherry tomatoes, smeared with vegetable oil, put in a frying pan and lightly heated. Top sprinkle with grated hard cheese.
We send omelet with cottage cheese and spinach in a heated oven for 12-15 minutes. When the crust on top becomes golden, remove the dish from the oven.
Immediately serve an omelet with cottage cheese and spinach on the table, garnish with greens. Enjoy your meal!
This recipe for a delicious and juicy omelet with cottage cheese will help you build a healthy breakfast in 5 minutes - a great combination of goodness with taste, plus - time saving.