Pesto Scramble

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 347.5
  • Total Fat: 24.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.6 mg
  • Sodium: 619.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 23.5 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    5 oz. washed, ready-to-eat, Italian-style salad (6 cups)
    1 cup egg substitute
    1/4 cup prepared pesto
    2 teaspoons olive oil
    2 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese


Place the lettuce in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 3 minutes. Place on 2 plates.
Mix egg substiitute and pesto together.
Heat oil in a medium-size nonstick skillet on high.
Reduce the heat to low or remove the pan from the heat; add the egg mixture.
Scramble about 1 minute, or until desired doneness.
Serve over the lettuce.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Makes 2 servings.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KDOWLI01.

TAGS:  | Breakfast |  Breakfast |

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  • 22 of 22 people found this review helpful
    the reviews on this recipe were mostly negative, so my interest was piqued!..i tried it with the lettuce, not bad, but not to my, i made it again..this time i used was very good!..a kind of "florentine" dish..i also halved the oil..i will make this again. - 5/2/10

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  • 7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Can't ya just feel the spark love here.
    I suggest re-reading the "Rate this Recipe".
    Heating salad is not that uncommon it's just different.
    The fats from the olive oil, pine nuts in the pesto are good fats and occasional use dosen't necessarily detract from my program...Chef Jim
    - 5/2/10

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    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I tried it and liked it. I make a delicious grilled caesar salad so the nuked lettuce didn't bother me. Next time I will wilt the lettuce in the pan. - 5/2/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    It is all in what you are willing to try--having grown up with wilted lettuce and other greens, this didn't seem a stretch for me. I served it to my picky eater as a child daughter and she loved it. She gave it the stars, I'd already eaten my day's allotment, but you can bet that I will in the am! - 5/2/10

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I'm only sorry that I waited 36 years to try pesto! A very little bit goes a long way, so I may only start with a little bit, and not the full amount. And warm lettuce? Have you all had a warm taco salad? There ya go! Don't knock it -- and rate it -- UNTIL YOU'VE tried it! - 5/2/10

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