Recipe: Quinoa Omelet

Recipe: Quinoa Omelet

Written By: Purva Published In: Recipes Created Date: 2016-09-19 Hits: 487

Give a nutritional pump and add a flavor to your omelet with semi-processed quinoa. This is easy to make and very nutritious recipe. These are perfect to have when you feel ravenous and have a little time to cook. Jam-packed with protein and delicious flavors, it will keep you happily fully. You can also serve it as a light lunch. It is simply the best way to enjoy the flavor without fats.


- 1 ½ cup water
- ¾ cup semi-processed quinoa
- ½ cup grated cheese
- 2 large egg whites
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- ½ tsp basil
- ¼ tsp pepper
- ¼ tsp salt
- 4 tsp oil (preferred extra virgin olive oil)


1. Rinse your quinoa properly. If you pre-planned your breakfast, you can rinse and soak them at night.

2. In a saucepan, boil water. Add quinoa, garlic and salt. Simmer covered for 8-10 minutes.

3. Uncover and cook longer until properly dry. It will usually take 2 minutes more.

4. Stir egg whites, basil, and pepper. Add quinoa to it.

5. In a nonstick pan, heat 2 tsp oil and make spread the batter.

6. When eggs are just set, sprinkle with grated cheese.

7. Cook until properly golden brown.