eggs and veggie recipe

This week we reported on a study that showed how carotenoids in vegetables are more easily absorbed into the blood stream when eaten with eggs.


Why You Should Eat Your Eggs with Veggies


So we found a healthy spinach, mushroom, and tomato omelette recipe for you to try!

Let us know what you think, and share your favourite eggs and veggie recipe with us!



  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1 minced clove of garlic
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 bag (284 g) trimmed and coarsely chopped fresh spinach
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 sliced tomatoes


In large nonstick ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, mushrooms, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper until liquid is evaporated, about 8 minutes.

Add spinach; cover and cook, stirring once, just until spinach is wilted, about 5 minutes.

In bowl, whisk eggs with milk; add to pan along with cheese, stirring gently to combine. Reduce heat to medium-low. Top with tomatoes; cook for 10 minutes or until slightly runny. Broil for 3 to 5 minutes or until set. Cut into wedges.


Recipe from: “Spinach, Mushroom and Tomato Omelette” available from: Last Accessed: July 23, 2015.

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