December 28, 2011

Ham and Egg Pita

Need something to do with the leftover holiday ham? I did, and that's when I threw together this meal. I ended up eating this for dinner, but it can also be a great breakfast or lunch. Luckily Christmas dinner was at my aunt's house and not at my house. We hosted Thanksgiving dinner and had a truly unbelievable amount of leftovers. This time we just took what we wanted back home with us, and the ham was the only thing that made it back.

I use Joseph's Flax, Oat Bran and Whole Wheat Pitas. They are low in carbs, low in Points+, high in fiber and they taste delicious. I have even been known to eat them alone, sans any filling (shhh...I love carbs).

Also, I made this for myself, but it can be easily doubled or tripled.

 Ham and Egg Pitas

Makes 1 serving

1 low carb pita
2 oz cooked ham
1 egg
2 egg whites
2 scallions, chopped
2 tablespoons red sweet pepper, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
Cooking spray

1. Spray a medium skillet with cooking spray; add scallions, pepper and ham and saute until the pepper is softened and the ham is lightly browned.

2. In a bowl, whisk together egg and egg whites; season with salt and pepper; add to skillet and cook, stirring with a spatula.

3. Split the pita into halves and add the eggs.

Nutritional Information
Calories: 239
Fat: 8
Carbohydrates: 14
Fiber: 4
Protein: 29
Sodium: 919
Points+: 6


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