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Grilled Portobello Benedict Recipe

Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : | Categories : Healthy Recipes,Main Dishes | 0 Comment

Whip up this fresh take on classic eggs Benedict for a yummy post-party brunch.Portobellos deliver copper and pantothenic acid to help keep your metabolism humming, and potassium to beat bloat; ham supplies satisfying protein.

Ingredients

Serves 4 People

  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 4 portobello mushroom caps (about 4 oz each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 4 slices Canadian bacon
  • 4 large whole eggs
  • 4 large egg whites
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 teaspoons prepared basil pesto
  • 8 fresh basil leaves, cut into ribbons
  • 4 teaspoons freshly grated Parmesan

Preparation

Coat a grill or grill pan with cooking spray. With a spoon, gently scrape out the dark inside of each mushroom cap, being careful not to break cap. Brush both sides of caps with oil and sprinkle with 1/4 tsp salt. Grill mushrooms over medium-high heat until juices begin to release, about 7 minutes per side. Transfer each mushroom to a plate, top side down. On same grill or grill pan, cook ba¬con over medium-high heat until warm, about 30 seconds per side. Place 1 slice bacon onto each mushroom cap. Whisk eggs, egg whites and 2 tbsp water until well combined in a bowl. Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-low heat. Add eggs and scramble until cooked through, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Divide eggs among mushroom caps. Drizzle 1 tsp pesto over each; top with basil and 1 tsp Parmesan.

The Skinny

240 calories per serving, 14 g fat (3.5 g saturated), 7 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein

Reference: SELF.com/November 2009

http://www.self.com/fooddiet/recipes/2009/11/grilled-portobello-benedict

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