Egg and Tomato Scramble


Category: Breakfast


Qty Measure Ingredient


1 plum tomato, peeled & chopped

1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil or 1/4 teaspoon dried, basil

1 egg or egg substitute equivalent

1 teaspoon water

1 clove garlic, minced

1 teaspoon olive or vegetable oil, optional

Salt and pepper to taste, optional

1 slice bread, toasted

Additional fresh basil, optional

Instructions: In a small bowl, combine the tomato and basil; set aside. In another bowl, beat egg, water and garlic. Heat oil if desired in a small nonstick skillet; add the egg mixture. Cook and stir gently until egg is nearly set. Add tomato mixture and salt and pepper if desired. Cook and stir until egg is completely set and tomato is heated through. Serve with toast. Garnish with basil if desired.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared with egg substitute and without oil and salt) equals 1 starch, 1 meat; also, 152 calories, 289 mg sodium, 1 mg cholesterol, 20gm carbohydrate, 11 gm protein, 4 gm fat.

Serves: 1

Food Exchanges: