Eat More Vegetables, Have Them For Breakfast

eggs for breakfast

One Egg With Onion, Green Pepper and Garlic

One way I eat more vegetables is to have them for breakfast. I love omelets and this simple egg dish is similar except the chopped vegetables are added first.

Chop green pepper, onions, and garlic and sauté in sesame oil (or your choice) in a small fry pan on medium heat. I add the garlic after the onions and peppers have cooked for about a minute because garlic will burn easily.

The vegetables cook only a couple of minutes so they aren’t mushy, then I crack one egg over them.

Season with black pepper and stir while the egg cooks.

Once the egg is solid, breakfast is ready!

Onions and garlic are pre-biotics, which means they are good for building good gut bacteria.

Bell peppers are high in vitamin C.  The combination of tasty veggies gives this meal plenty of flavor without adding salt, or cheese, like a traditional omelet.  It’s also good with mushrooms, which I would fry up first.

sweet bell peppers

Red, Yellow and Green Peppers (Photo: TBIT @ Pixabay)

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