Vegan Spinach ‘Omelette’

 

 

 

 

This is a great vegan alternative of an egg omelette. It’s quick & simple with under 5 minutes of prep and only 7-8 minutes of cooking time. Plus, it contains a whopping 17g of protein and only 303 calories per portion.

 

Ingredients: Serve 1 person and it is 1 of your 10 a day per person

2 x ¼ cup (70g) gram flour

2 x ¼ cup (120ml) almond milk

50g baby spinach

20 x sprays of fry light oil (I used coconut)

Pinch of black pepper

Pinch pink Himalayan salt (rock or sea salt)

Pinch chilli flakes

 

Method:

1 Wisk gram flour, salt, cracked black pepper, chilli flakes and almond milk in a bowl until it become a smooth batter. Then leave to stand for one minute.

2 Spray the oil in a cold frying pan before placing it on a medium heat. When the frying pan is heated add the spinach and cook until it becomes slightly wilted.

3 Then add the batter pouring it all over the spinach. Move the batter around the frying pan to insure the batter is touching bottom of the frying pan beyond the spinach.

4 Leave to cook on a medium-low heat for around 5 minutes, then flip half of the omelette onto the other half and leave to cook for 1 minute before flipping it onto the other half and cooking for another minute.

5 Then its ready to serve and enjoy!

 

Foodie Facts

Baby Spinach low in calorie its high in iron and anti-oxidants like vitamin-A, vitamin-C, vitamin-K, B-complex, niacin and omega-3 fatty acids.

Gram flour all so known as chickpea flour is ground dry chickpeas, turned into flour. It is packed with protein and all the benefits of chickpeas. It is also a great substitute for eggs ¼ cup of gram flour to ¼ cup of water or vegan milk mixed together equals 1 egg. You can use it in baking, scrambled, in an omelette or frittata and any recipe that requires eggs.

Black pepper helps to absorb selenium, B-complex vitamins, beta-carotene from foods. It is an anti-inflammatory and it contains potassium, calcium, zinc, manganese, iron, B-complex vitamins, vitamin-A and vitamin-C.

Chilli flakes contain anti-bacterial and anti-diabetic properties and lowers cholesterol. They are rich in vitamin-C which is important for the collagen required for blood vessels, skin, and bones. It also has vitamin-A, B-complex, capsaicin which relaxes blood vessels which lowers blood pressure, potassium which helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure.

 

 

 

 

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