Turkey and Spinach Omelette

Omelettes can be a great low-calorie, nutrient-dense food option suitable for any meal.

This low-fat omelette is ideal during a nutritious Protein-Sparing Modified Fast for aggressive fat loss. We designed it to maximise satiety to help you eat fewer calories while still providing the nutrients you need, despite being in an energy deficit. 

Most of the energy comes from the ground turkey, an incredible source of lean protein. In addition, it provides plenty of vitamins A, B3, B5 and B6, along with essential minerals like copper, choline, selenium, and zinc.

Egg white provides additional protein, B2, selenium, and some sodium. Spinach looks after vitamins A, C, and K and other essential nutrients like folate, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, and potassium.

Tip: While the ingredients in this recipe are simple, the trick is to ensure you have a high-quality non-stick pan, so you don’t need to add too much fat.

Macros 

One serve provides 240 calories, 47 g protein, 3 g fat, 3 g of net carbs and P:E = 7.4

Micros  

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Ingredients 

SERVES 1

  • 100 g (3.5 oz) ground turkey breast
  • Salt and pepper
  • 150 g (5.3 oz) spinach, wilted from fresh
  • Olive oil spray or preferred fat
  • 200 g (7 oz) egg whites
  • Chilli flakes (optional)

Directions 

  1. Heat a non-stick frying pan to a medium heat, add the ground turkey mince and fry in its own fat, using a wooden spoon to break up the meat, sprinkle with salt and pepper, cook until browned, remove from pan and set aside.
  2. Wash the pan and heat to medium heat, spray with olive oil and then pour in the egg whites.
  3. Once they are all white, add the spinach and the cooked turkey meat to one half of the omelette.
  4. Sprinkle with chilli flakes and use a spatula to fold the empty half over the filled half, slide onto a plate and serve.

Suitable for 

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4 thoughts on “Turkey and Spinach Omelette”

  1. Thanks for this recipe! Looks great and helping me change my diet from Hi Fat Low Carb to P:E and Higher Protein, Lower Fat.

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