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Herby omelette with lamb mince

This is a protein-packed way to start the day

2 - 4

Serves

10 mins

Prep Time

25 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Recipe author

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Start your day with this delicious high-protein breakfast. This herby cheese omelette is filled with lamb mince and veggies to fuel you with what you need for whatever the day has in store.

This recipe is part of our French-inspired collection.

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High Protein

High Iron

Low Carb

Ingredients

Mince

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250 Quality Mark lamb mince

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1 Tbsp olive oil

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2 shallots

finely diced

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salt and pepper

to taste

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1 Tbsp smoked paprika

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2 small courgettes

grated

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2 Tbsp mint leaves

chopped

Omelettes

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6 eggs

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¼ cup cream

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salt and pepper

to taste

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½ cup Gruyere cheese

grated

To serve

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2 handfuls baby spinach leaves

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fresh herbs

such as mint, parsley or chives

Method

For the lamb

For the omelette

1

To make the lamb heat a large frying pan on a medium heat.

2

Add a little olive oil to the pan along with the diced shallots and salt. Sauté until softened.

3

Increase the heat and add the lamb and garlic. Brown the mince, breaking it up with your spoon as you go.

4

When the meat has browned, add the paprika and courgette. Cook for a further minute or two until the courgette has softened.

5

Stir through the mint and keep warm while you prepare the omelette.

Nutrition Information per Serving (254g)

This nutrition analysis is based on 4 serves.

Energy

1676kJ (401 kcal)

Protein

29.6g

Total Fat

30.1g

Saturated Fat

12.3g

Carbs

2.5g

Dietary Fibre

1.9g

Sodium

464mg

Iron

3.5mg

Zinc

3.6mg

Vitamin B12

2.0µg