Quickest South Beach Breakfast

Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 5 mins

I needed a quick, fresh, easy breakfast before I go to work. I did not like the South Beach cookbooks idea of making a bunch of egg muffins and freezing them. This can be changed a million ways - using different veggies, adding salsa...

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup chopped Baby Spinach
  • 14 cup egg white (I use the pre-packaged ones)
  • 14 cup shredded reduced-fat cheese (can use fat free but I need some flavor)
  • I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! Spray


  1. Spray microwave safe dish with butter spray.
  2. Put spinach in dish.
  3. Put cheese on top.
  4. Pour in egg whites.
  5. Microwave for 2 minutes - whites will start to puff up.
  6. Take out dish and stir.
  7. Microwave another minute - cook until looks dry on top.


Most Helpful

I make something very similar to this. I like to quarter a tomatoe or two, put a little olive oil on it, sprinkle it with salt, pepper (and what ever else I'm in the mood to try) and roast them. I love the taste of the roasted tomatoes with the spinach and eggs.

gammy in tx February 15, 2009

Im new to the dieting scene and I have been trying to find healthy quick and easy recipes to make and I stumbled across this one....AWESOME!! So fast and easy and tastes great! I made it exactly as the recipe stated only I cooked it for 2 minutes total. I plan to add a few things next time I make it like others suggested in the reviews! Thanks for the great recipe!!

lildido921 April 12, 2012

Working great for me. I used spinach and bell pepper with egg whites and then found Santa Barbara salsa (Costco) with spinach was even better with the egg whites. Admittedly I didn't get to ever trying the microwave method, just sauted them up in a small skillet with a little pam and poured in the egg whites. Been going on a 2 week sprint with these for breakfast.

OCMom1 November 13, 2011

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