Diabetic Dish of the Week – Scrambled Egg and Red Pepper Pockets

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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Scrambled Egg and Red Pepper Pockets. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Egg, Egg Whites, Fat Free Skim Milk, Salt, Cooking Spray, Black Pepper, Unsalted Butter, Red Onion, Jarred Roasted Red Peppers, and Whole Wheat Pita Bread Round. There’s 155 calories and 14 net carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Scrambled Egg and Red Pepper Pockets
An ideal breakfast includes lean protein, complex carbohydrates, and a little bit of fat. This recipe includes all of the important aspects for a nutritious meal; it’s filling enough to get you through the morning. Plus, it’s fast and easy to make, even on the run!

1 egg
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon fat-free (skim) milk
1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
Nonstick cooking spray
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons unsalted butter, softened and divided
3 tablespoons minced red onion
2 tablespoons diced jarred roasted red pepper (blot before dicing)
1 whole-wheat pita bread round, cut in half crosswise

Yield: 2 servings
Serving size: 1 filled pita half

1. Whisk egg, egg whites, milk, salt, if desired, and black pepper in small bowl until well blended.

2. Spray medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add 1/2 teaspoon butter; heat over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes, or until lightly browned. Pour egg mixture into skillet; sprinkle with red peppers. Stir gently, lifting edge to allow uncooked portion to flow underneath. Continue cooking until set.

3. Evenly spread inside of each pita half with remaining 1 teaspoon butter. Spoon egg mixture into pita halves.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 155 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 113 mg, Sodium: 285 mg, Fiber: 3 g

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