Golden omelet with asparagus, a healthy addition to your diet

Golden omelet with asparagus is the thing for someone looking for a nutritious way to increase appetite. It is easy to prepare and won’t take more than 40 minutes of your time.

Ingredients

  • ¼ large onion (sliced)
  • Two eggs
  • One or two thinly sliced asparagus
  • ½ teaspoon of turmeric
  • Drawn butter
  • Pepper and salt as required

Instructions

  1. Take one teaspoon of drawn butter in a small skillet and heat it. When it is hot, add onions and gently cook for four minutes.
  2. Take a bowl and add all the other ingredients except asparagus and whisk them together.
  3. Add the sliced asparagus when the onions are soft. Cook them for 30 seconds.
  4. Take out the pan and allow it to cool.
  5. Add the egg mixture and whisk it.
  6. In a medium flame, heat drawn butter in a skillet. Add the mixture of egg when the butter is hot. Let it heat to such an extent that it should sizzle within no time when you pour the egg mixture onto it. See to it that the egg solution does not go underneath. It should float above. Otherwise, the entire thing will stick to the skillet.
  7. Lower the heat to medium low and rotate the pan at regular intervals. This is must if yours is an uneven stove.
  8. Continue it until the omelet gets the consistency you desire. Since this is a bit thicker, you may have to keep on rotating it for some time.
  9. Check if the egg is getting stiff. If it gains the thickness to keep it together, take it out and flip.
  10. Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional value

  1. Asparagus

A vegetable that announces the arrival of spring, asparagus deserves to be called a super food. It helps the body fight cancer, prevent inflammation and boosts immunity. The vegetable is also a rich source of vitamin K, C and Chromium. Chromium is a mineral that plays a vital role in the body’s ability to convert insulin to glucose. Asparagus also improves memory.

If you are someone trying to lose weight, asparagus is your best friend. It contains lots of fiber, both soluble and insoluble. They are slow to digest helping you stay full for long. As a result, you stay safe from the craving for snacks.

  1. Egg

Egg is perhaps the most nutritious item one can find in an average American’s diet. It is a goldmine of vitamins, proteins, minerals and other substances the body needs. Have an egg a day and enjoy the following benefits.

  • It increases good cholesterol

HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) is the type of cholesterol the body needs. Studies show that high amount of good cholesterol protects a person from cardiac troubles and stroke. Have two eggs per day. You will ensure a constant supply of almost all the vitamins for your body. However, consult your doctor if you experience any allergic reaction. Egg is allergic to certain people.

  • Egg enhances performance

Egg is a great appetite suppressant. A large egg as mentioned above contains almost everything a body needs. Besides, you will stay full for long. This helps you remain focused in challenging situations. Have an orange with a large egg for a heavy breakfast to stay full till lunch time.

  • Your muscles become strong

Egg is high in proteins. They help your body to compensate for the loss of muscles you suffer due to injuries. It also helps your brain.

  1. Turmeric

Turmeric, the wonder drug remains an enigma even for doctors. It relieves pain, protects you from cancer and helps you manage arthritis pain. The root is a miracle cure for those suffering from diabetes or blood pressure. Here are a few other benefits the herbal medicine has in store for you.

  • It heals wounds

Medical science attests to the healing properties of turmeric. It speeds up the healing of wounds and cuts. This happens because it boosts the growth of cells around the wound.  Studies also suggest that turmeric speeds up the process of collagen synthesis that helps strengthen tissues.

  • It boosts digestion

Curcumin, the main component of turmeric boosts the liver’s ability to produce bile. The fluid boosts digestion. In Germany, you may get turmeric as a prescription medication for digestive troubles. It is also proven to give relief from the troubles like irritable bowel syndrome, bloating etc.

Turmeric can also be used in place of steroids. Curcumin is shown to be of help to patients suffering from the skin conditions like psoriasis.

  1. Drawn butter

Drawn butter, known as ghee in South Asia, is a staple in the Asian cuisine for centuries. Clarified butter is made by melting butter and skimming the fat away from the top. The yellow liquid gets creamy when cools down. Clarified butter or drawn butter is easy to prepare. And it does these things for you.

  • t is good for someone allergic to milk

Drawn butter is a product that comes out after removing everything unwanted from milk. Quite naturally, it is the best friend to those allergic to milk. However, it is strongly recommended that you seek advice from a doctor before having it for the first time.

  • It increases flexibility

Drawn butter increases the elasticity of muscles allowing you to move around in the way you want. This makes it the favorite of yoga enthusiasts all over the world.

  • Drawn butter protects your heart

Ghee is high in conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). The fat fights off carcinogens and protects you from diabetes. A recent study suggests that cardiac troubles are relatively lower among those who consume drawn butter.

  • Ghee lasts long

Drawn butter does not spoil easily. Experiences teach that certain types of ghee may last up to hundreds of years.

  1. Black pepper

Black pepper too deserves to be known as a miracle medicine for the body. It increases the production of hydrochloric acid. As a result, food gets digested fast. This saves you from the troubles like constipation, irritable bowel syndrome and bloating. This spice is also a great appetizer. In Ayurvedic medicine, pepper along with jaggery is often prescribed as treatment for poor appetite.

It is also a great anti-depressant. Piperine, its main component stimulates brain. Just make sure that you are storing it well to get the most from this wonder spice.

  1. Onion

Onion, the tear jerker does not have to frighten anyone. It is your right-hand assistant in your efforts to fight off diseases. Chromium, a mineral contained in it prevents inflammation and improves immune system.  Given below is a list of a few other benefits onion offers.

  • It prevents cancer
  • Protects you from inflammation
  • Improves mood
  • Helps with insomnia

It is true that this is just an appetizer. But it is capable of giving you almost all the nutrients your body needs. Enjoy it as a snack for tea or have it as a dessert after lunch. The great thing about this recipe is that you can modify it as per your tastes and requirements.

Include turmeric in your diet; you will ward off almost all diseases.

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