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High Protein Cottage Cheese Omelette Recipe

a simple loaded high protein cheese cottage omelette perfect for weight loss or calorie counting diets, Low calorie and high protein breakfast or a light dinner.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Global
Servings 1


  • 2 large Eggs whole
  • ¾ cup tightly packed spinach leaves
  • 3 tablespoon low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat milk optional
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cooking Spray butter flavoured.


  • Crack open the eggs into a bowl, add salt and pepper, low-fat milk and beat well.
  • Heat a frying pan and add spinach covering with a lid, wilt the leaves for a couple of minutes. Take them out and keep aside.
  • Coat the pan with cooking spray and pour in the beaten eggs, spread evenly all over the pan. Cook it for 2 minutes with a lid covering the pan.
  • Add wilted spinach to one half of of the omelette and allow it to cook for a minute until the edges turn crispy and the middle part is soft and well cooked.
  • Serve the omelette on to a plate, add in cottage cheese on the other half o the omelette and fold on to the spinach side.
  • Serve with a cup of sauteed mushrooms.


Pulse the cottage cheese into smooth if you prefer but not needed usually.
You can also add finely chopped mushrooms while wilting spinach leaves.
Low-fat cream cheese can also be used in place of cottage cheese.
Drain the excess water from the cottage cheese before spreading on the omelette.
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