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Avocado Egg Scramble

Avocado Egg Scramble
Avocado Egg Scramble
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


2 eggs

4 egg whites

2 Tbsp. reduced-fat, shredded cheddar cheese

1 c. avocado, chopped

1 c. bell peppers (red, green or yellow), diced

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. black pepper

1/4 tsp. chili powder


Spray medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray. In skillet over medium heat, add diced bell peppers and cook one to two minutes, until softened. In a small bowl, whisk egg whites with eggs. Add eggs to diced peppers and scramble eggs. Sprinkle salt, black pepper and chili powder on eggs during cooking. Add in diced avocado pieces and top with reduced-fat cheddar cheese. Serve with a side of salsa.

Note: You can substitute two additional eggs for the egg whites, but the amount of fat will increase.

Makes four servings. Each serving contains 130 calories, 9 grams (g) fat, 9 g protein, 5 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber and 270 milligrams sodium.

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