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A very healthy breakfast with Portobello Mushrooms
I love portobello mushrooms and instead of baking it, I have tried to saute them this time and found that it taste just as good and eaten together with a piece of toast and a cup of coffee, it turned out to be a very satisfying breakfast.

Ingredients:
A packet of portobello mushrooms from Cold Storage - washed and sliced
A bunch of asparagus - washed and cut into 3 cm lengths
A handful of yellow grape tomatoes
An egg whisked with a little milk

Method:
  1. Heat a little olive oil in a non stick pan and add in portobello mushrooms and fry over medium heat until mushrooms turn soft.
  2. Fry asparagus in the same pan over medium heat until slightly soft. Dish out onto the same plate.
  3. Fry the egg with a little olive oil and scramble them and then add on to the portobello mushrooms and asparagus. Add in the yellow grape tomatoes too. Finally sprinkle generously with pepper, a little salt and balsamic vinegar.
According to Healthcastle.com, the nutritional benefits for portobello mushroom is as follows:
One cup of grilled portobello slices contains:
Calories: 42 kcal
Fat: 0.9 gm
Carbohydrates: 5.9gm
Protein: 5gm
Fiber: 2.7gm
Glycemic Index (GI): Low (below) 55

Portobello mushrooms contains a serious nutritional punch, they are low in fat and high in fiber which is good for our health. The portobello has an excellent source of selenium which is an important mineral for optimal antioxidant activity and it has potassium and a lot of the other B vitamins, and their polysaccharide and beta-glucan components show anti-cancer properties.


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posted on: Wednesday, October 6, 2010 @ 1:07 AM

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