Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  210
  • Protein  11 g
  • Carbohydrates  6 g
  • Fat  16 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  220 mg
  • Potassium  196 mg
  • Phosphorus  42 mg
  • Calcium  56 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Confetti Omelet

Start your day with a colorful, flavorful omelet featuring red and orange bell peppers, green onion and mushroom. DaVita renal dietitian, Janie from Illinois, offers a her Confetti Omelet with kidney-friendly veggies spiced with cumin and pepper to create a morning meal that will wake you up and get you going.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Janie from Illinois.

Portions: 2     Serving size: 1/2 omelet


  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup liquid low cholesterol egg substitute
  • 4 tablespoon liquid nondairy creamer
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Sauté vegetables with garlic in margarine/oil mixture until crisp-tender.
  2. Whip egg product and nondairy creamer until light and fluffy.  Mix in cumin and pepper.
  3. Pour egg mixture over sautéed vegetables.
  4. Reduce heat and cover for 1 to 2 minutes. Uncover and lift edges of omelet, allowing uncooked egg to run to the bottom of the pan.
  5. After egg is completely cooked, fold omelet over in pan.
  6. Divide omelet into 2 portions and serve immediately.
  7. Garnish with green onion and a mushroom slice.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 meat
  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Serve omelet with a bagel, cream cheese, fresh mixed berries and hot tea. 
  • For a lower fat omelet, sauté vegetables in a nonstick skillet using cooking spray instead of oil and margarine.

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Confetti Omelet

jason says:


Yum. I loved this recipe. Good omelet.

May. 05, 2008, 9:12 AM - Inappropriate review?

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