- Calories: 155
- Fat: 4g
- Saturated Fat: 1g
- Cholesterol: 20mg
- Sodium: 614mg
- Carbohydrates: 13g
- Fiber: 4g
- Protein: 17g
Egg and Cheese Muffins Recipe
Try these egg and cheese muffins for a high protein breakfast. These delicious egg sandwiches will give you a healthy start to the day.
- 1 light whole wheat English muffin, split
- 4 egg whites
- 2 slices low fat American cheese
- 1 oz precooked extra-lean uncured turkey bacon
- Black pepper to taste
- In a toaster, toast English muffin.
- Lightly coat a small microwave-safe plastic container (approximately the size of English muffin) with nonstick cooking spray. In plastic container, combine half the egg whites and a few drops of water. With a fork, whisk eggs until frothy. Microwave on high for 1 1/2 minutes, or until egg is cooked. (Note: Microwave times vary. Stop cooking if you hear a popping sound.) Repeat with second half of egg whites.
- Lay 1 slice of cheese on each English muffin half.
- With a spoon, transfer half the egg onto each English muffin half and top each with turkey bacon. Season with black pepper.
- Microwave for 20 seconds, or until cheese is melted.
Nut Allergy: If you have an allergy to nuts or nut products, read the packaging, labels, warnings and directions for all ingredients in this recipe to determine whether the non-nut ingredients in this recipe were manufactured in a plant that processes nut products. We recommend that you do not solely rely on our information. For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer.
IMPORTANT PORTION SIZE INFORMATION:Post weight loss surgery patients must carefully measure ingredients and portion size. Consult with your physician for your individual portion size guidelines. Freeze leftovers in single-serving portions for future meals.
IMPORTANT PATIENT INFORMATION:This recipe is appropriate for many meal plans for weight loss surgery patients medically approved to eat solid food. To determine if this recipe is safe for you, consult your physician.
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Review Date: January 15, 2013
Reviewed By: Jane Schwartz, RD, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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This page created May 1, 2012 and last modified May 10, 2012
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