Thai-Style Chickpea Spinach Omelette

Yield: 4 servings
Calories: 223
Theme: Breakfast
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According to author, filmmaker, and brain health expert Max Lugavere, the addition of "genius" ingredients such as folate-rich chickpeas and vitamin E-loaded spinach can promote healthy cognitive function. This dish is easy to make and is the perfect way to start your day. Upgrade your ordinary omelette recipe with these brain-boosting ingredients to stay satisfied and potentially stave off Alzheimer's at the same time.


  • ½ cup roughly mashed cooked chick peas
  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 2 tsp lime zest
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 5 tsp Thai fish sauce
  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth or water
  • 1 or 2 tsp jalapeños
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups chopped baby spinach
  • grapeseed oil for cooking
  • cilantro and hot sauce for serving- optional


1. In a large bowl mix all ingredients until well combined.


2. Let batter rest for an hour.


3. In a hot skillet add a little oil, ladle about ¾ cups of the batter out, swirl the pan to distribute the batter and cook until nicely browned on the underside, about 2-3 minutes. Carefully flip the omelette and cook the underside for another minute or two.


4. Serve sprinkled with some cilantro and drizzle a little hot sauce over each omelette before serving.


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