I’ve made a couple new exciting discoveries lately.
1. Happy Hour Oysters are seriously awesome. Buck a shuck? I think I will.
2. These chips from Trader Joe’s are amazing. There’s flax seeds in them… so that means they’re healthy. Yup!
3. A guilty pleasure: The Carrie Diaries. The prequel to Sex & the City. I forgot how dramatic high school is, and I LOVE it.
4. THIS list of 50 Nacho recipes.
and 5. I LOVE corn tortillas. I don’t think I’ll ever buy any other type again!
While one might think that corn tortillas = tacos (and they may be right), corn tortillas to me = eggs. It’s the perfect crispy, salty, warm vessel for eggs. Goodbye english muffins … hello corn tortillas.
My new favorite thing to do is to saute up one or two corn tortillas (2 are only 80 calories! omg!) with some sea salt and stuff them with eggs. Scrambled eggs, fried eggs, and now even a delicious omelette covered in salsa.
1 Tablespoon Butter
3 slices of Onion, chopped
1 Jalapeno, chopped
1 handful Fresh Spinach
1 handful Grape Tomatoes, sliced in half
2 Egg Whites & 1 Egg
1/4 cup Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese
Red Pepper Flakes, Ground Pepper & Sea Salt
1-2 small Corn Tortillas
2 Tablespoons Salsa (I use Jack’s Special from Wegman’s… its the BEST)
1. Heat the butter in a medium sized skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and jalapeno. Stir and cook for a few minutes before adding the spinach.
2. Meanwhile, scramble the egg whites, and egg into a separate bowl. Add the water and scramble with a fork.
3. Switch the heat on the pan to medium so you don’t burn the eggs. Pour the egg mixture into the pan. Let sit for about 4-5 minutes. Make sure to tilt the pan so the uncooked egg covers the entire pan.
4. With a spatula or silicone scraper, lift the sides of the egg up to make sure it’s not sticking. (If it is, forget the omelet and just scramble it up… it will taste just as good!) When there isn’t much runny egg left on the top, add the cheese, then lift one side up and flip it on the other (creating a half moon shape). Let cook for another 4-5 minutes or until it looks like there is no runny egg left. You might want to put a lid on the pan… it will help with the cooking time. Season w/ Salt, Pepper, and Red Pepper Flakes and remove from the pan.
5. Add a few drops of olive oil to the hot pan and place a corn tortilla or two onto the pan. Season with sea salt. Flip after two minutes of cooking. Add the salsa and tomatoes to the omelette and enjoy!
Try one of my other favorite Omelettes!