Portabella Omelet Topped with Portabella Bacon

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Quick Facts

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 50 min.
Total: 60 min.
Baked strips of mesquite-flavored portabella are a healthy stand-in for bacon and a crispy topping for this satisfying omelet.

Ingredients

  • Portabella Omelet1 medium portabella mushroom
  • 4 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup green onions, thinly sliced on the diagonal
  • 2 tsp water
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/2 cup (about 3/4 ounce) Swiss cheese, grated
  • Portabella Mushroom Bacon2 portabella mushrooms, sliced into 1/4 inch strips
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp grill seasoning, mesquite

Directions

  • Portabella OmeletRemove stem from mushroom. Cut mushroom in half and thinly slice. Heat a 10-inch non-stick sauté pan over high heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil and swirl to coat the bottom of the pan. Add the sliced mushrooms and sauté 5 minutes, just until gently browned.
  • Break the eggs into a mixing bowl and add the green onions, water, salt and pepper. Beat with a fork until combined.
  • Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil to pan and swirl to evenly distribute. Gently add the egg mixture to the pan and swirl to distribute evenly. Top with the grated cheese, cook 5 minutes until egg is cooked through. Fold one side of omelet over the other half.
  • Gently remove from pan and onto the serving plate. Top with the portabella bacon and serve.
  • Portabella Mushroom BaconHeat oven to 325° F. Brush sliced mushrooms with olive oil and spread in a single layer on a baking sheet. Sprinkle seasoning over the mushrooms and place in oven. Bake 50 minutes, or until crisp, turning each slice over every 10 minutes. Remove from oven and spread on cooling rack.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 480
  Calories from Fat 318 (66%)
(54%)Total Fat 35g
(56%)Saturated Fat 11g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 18g
(151%)Cholesterol 453mg
(19%)Sodium 456mg
(39%)Potassium 1374mg
Total Carbohydrate 16g
(16%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(56%)Protein 28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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