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Omelet Recipes

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A wonderful, healthy breakfast or brunch can be centered around an omelet filled with a wide variety of veggies, meat, and cheese. This page contains recipes for omelets.
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By 4 found this helpful
August 18, 2011
I wish restaurants would make this. I look forward to having leftover taco meat just for it =)

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • enough taco meat to cover half the omelet
  • shredded Colby cheese (mozzarella is good too)
  • organic extra virgin olive oil Spray (to prevent sticking)

Directions:

Heat leftover taco meat in microwave or on stove top. Beat 2 eggs in a bowl while preheating pan. Spray pan. Pour eggs in and proceed to make as an omelet.

When you flip omelet, coat half with taco meat and shredded cheese, then flip other half over to close it. Turn. Place on plate. You may also add black olives if you like. Enjoy!

Servings: 2 (if shared)
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cooking Time: 2 Minutes

By BekaShakur from Toledo, OH

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By 2 found this helpful
July 11, 2006

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs, well beaten
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 small tomato, cleaned, stemmed and finely diced
  • 1/4 cup finely diced mushrooms
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  • 1 green onion, diced or grated
  • cheddar cheese, grated

Directions

Beat eggs in bowl adding about 1 tsp. cream. Gently fold in all ingredients. Pour into well-buttered omelet pan. Place over low heat and cook slowly. Serve hot.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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January 27, 20111 found this helpful

I've made this omelet since I was in my early 20's as a quick and tasty breakfast on 'feeling lazy' mornings. Back then I wasn't as much into gourmet as I was just in to having easy items already on hand ;-) This makes a really large open faced omelet, so you might want to consider sharing if you have a small appetite and/or if having hash browns and bacon or sausage links on the side. Oh, and it's not always easy to slide this puppy out of the skillet on to a plate just right, but no matter how it looks it still tastes yummy!

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Ingredients:

Directions:

Place asparagus, not drained, into a small saucepan and heat over medium low, gently stir occasionally, turn down to low once completely warmed. Meanwhile, whisk together eggs, milk, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

Heat enough butter to coat in a large skillet over medium heat. Add egg mixture, swirling pan as needed to keep eggs evenly flowing, and cook until eggs are 'almost' cooked through, sprinkle evenly with cheese, allow cheese to 'almost' melt and remove from heat.

Drain asparagus well in a colander and evenly top over the egg and cheese. Sprinkle with a bit more cheese if desired and serve.

By Deeli

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By 0 found this helpful
March 6, 2008

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice, divided
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. hot pepper sauce
  • 1 ripe fresh California avocado, diced*
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 ounces bay shrimp
  • 3 parsley springs
*Note: Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. If using smaller or larger sized avocados, adjust the quantity accordingly.

Directions

Beat together eggs, parsley, 3/4 of the lemon juice, salt, and hot pepper sauce; reserve. Gently toss avocado with remaining lemon juice; reserve. Heat butter in an omelet pan. (Use a large omelet pan for four or more servings). Pour egg mixture into pan.

Cook over medium heat, lifting edges and tilting pan to allow uncooked egg to run under until set, but still moist on top. Scatter reserved avocado and shrimp over omelet. Fold omelet in half; heat another minute or two. Slide omelet onto a warmed serving plate; garnish with parsley springs, if desired.

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To serve, cut omelet into wedges

By Connie from Cotter, AR

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January 10, 2008

Hello Gentle Friends!

Here is my sweet New Year Omelette recipe for you to try and trust me, it is good!

  1. Four large Eggs for one person.
  2. Crack Eggs open and pour them into a blender.
  3. Add four Tablespoons of skim Milk.
  4. Add a large pinch of Rosemary spice.
  5. Add a shake or two of Garlic Salt.
  6. Add a smaller pinch of parsley.
  7. Add two Tbsp. of light golden Brown Sugar.
  8. Blend on liquify setting.
  9. Find a small Teflon Pot. Don't use a frying pan.
  10. Place two Tbsp. of light Virgin Olive Oil in Pot. Place pot on stove with medium heat.
  11. Pour Egg mixture into the Pot and stir slowly until the omelette solidifies. Don't worry about creating small Egg pieces and have patience! It's worth it!
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Happy New Year from Joseph Raglione

P.S. I hope this wins the tip contest!

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By 0 found this helpful
February 24, 2017

This is a great omelet to share with somebody. You can use whatever veggies, meat or cheeses you prefer, and adjust it to suit your taste. It is a great way to start any day.

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December 13, 20160 found this helpful

This guide contains a recipe for not-so Spanish omelet. This omelet is a simple and delicious breakfast or brunch meal that everyone will enjoy.

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December 13, 20160 found this helpful

This is a guide about freezing omelet filling. Here is a great way to make quick and easy omelets in the morning.

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October 2, 20150 found this helpful

This page contains microwave omelette recipes. Omelettes are a simple an delicious breakfast option. Making your omelette in the microwave can be a fast way to whip up something yummy in the morning.

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October 2, 20150 found this helpful

This page contains baked omelette recipes. An alternative to making an omelette on your stovetop is to prepare one in the oven.

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July 26, 20140 found this helpful

This page contains Caprese scrambled egg and omelet recipes. Tomato, basil, and mozzarella cheese combine to give this dish its distinctive flavor.

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By 0 found this helpful
January 31, 2007

In a 10 inch non-stick skillet, melt 2 Tbsp. butter over medium heat. Add ham and potato; cook and stir until potato is lightly browned. Stir in the cheese, milk, horseradish and bacon; cook until the cheese is melted.

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By 0 found this helpful
October 26, 2006

Enjoy your sautéed veggies on this omelette.

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June 14, 2011

I am looking for easy omelet recipes.

By Elayne

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June 14, 20110 found this helpful

You don't really need a recipe, start out like for a basic omelet, then add whatever meats, cheeses, veggies that you want to add to it, in whatever amounts you want.

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June 14, 20110 found this helpful

A month or so ago, there was a recipe for cooking an omelet in a freezer bag. That's the recipe I am looking for.

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June 14, 20110 found this helpful

The recipe in the freezer bag is dangerous, if you search it out you'll see what people are saying, the freezer bag wasn't meant for the microwave, and the plastics will leach into your eggs.

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June 15, 20110 found this helpful

Would you like an oven omelette recipe? It's crazy good, and very easy to make - especially for company. You can break it down into smaller portions. Some nice additions to omelettes, btw: halved cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, frozen spinach (thawed in a little warm water before adding dry a bit with paper towels to not make the eggs runny), finely chopped sun dried tomatoes or roasted red bell peppers, fajita chicken or beef left over from other meals.
Oven omelette: http://thepione  epin-in-omlette/

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June 15, 20110 found this helpful

Ditto with Vaylmer. It's health dangerous to cook anything in plastic bags whether in the microwave or boiling water because of the chemicals used to make the bags.

The anonymous first person to comment here is what I was going to say. One of my favorites is heating canned asparagus (in it's juice) in a small saucepan while preparing and cooking the eggs in the skillet. Place oodles of shredded cheddar on half of the almost cooked eggs, drain the asparagus well, top the cheese with the asparagus, fold the other side of the omelet over both ingredients and cook just enough longer for the cheese to be almost melted.

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June 15, 20110 found this helpful

My microwave cooks fantastic omelets. I dice onion and tomato and maybe a cheese brat to go with. Ham or turkey ham is good too. One can always include regular diced peppers and much else. Two large eggs by themselves are perfect after 90 seconds. But all microwave machines are different, check yours out. Way less time spent messing with a frypan and cooktop. We hermits rate simplicity really high. If you like toast it's a perfect pause while toast is toasting until eggs are done.

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By 0 found this helpful
September 6, 2009

How do I cook an omelet?

By gigges from Manchester, UK

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September 7, 20090 found this helpful

Hi. First crack the eggs, as many as you like. Then wisk them together, like scrambled. Pour into the buttered pan, let it get cooking and then add ingredients. Like cheese ham bacon, mushrooms anything you like, then flip onto other side, and wallah an omelet. Hope that helped :)

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September 9, 20090 found this helpful

Heat some oil in a frying pan (around a tablespoonful). Beat your eggs with salt & pepper to taste and add a few drops of cold water. Pour mixture into pan. While it is cooking, pull back the edges with a spatula and tip the pan slightly to let the uncooked egg get in contact with the heated oil. This prevents the omelette from being overcooked, yet ensuring the egg is cooked in the middle. Fold over the omelette which should now be nice and fluffy. If you wish to add filling, do so to one half as it is cooking.

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September 9, 20090 found this helpful

I agree with skinnyjinny except for instead of oil I would use butter or cooking spray and I add milk or cream instead of water to the egg mixture. Also, cook it on medium heat so it doesn't cook to quickly.

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By 0 found this helpful
July 15, 2008

A friend of mine is entering a body-building competition, and as a result, has egg-white omelettes for breakfast every day. He has been wanting ideas on how to make them more interesting. So if anyone has any good omelet recipes that he can adapt, please let me know.

Cathy from Townsville, QLD

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July 16, 20080 found this helpful

try adding vegetables like bell peppers and onions to it!

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By guest (Guest Post)
July 16, 20080 found this helpful

An egg white is like a blank canvas : )) Anything that would work in an omelette will work mixed into egg whites. I'd blanch veggies first, as the egg whites will cook up quickly. You don't have to scramble them. Simply Pour the egg whites into a hot pan sprayed with pam, scatter any (cooked) meat or veg combination throughout and season. You can turn and cook on both sides, or just cover till done

Cheese is nice on them too. Top with cheese when almost done, and cover.

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July 17, 20080 found this helpful

ANY time I make eggs, omelette or scrambled, I add a few drops of my favorite hot sauce to the liquid before cooking. How much to add depends on how hot you like it.

Also, almost any veggie or meat can be added to the omelette. The other day, we had lefter over shredded chicken and mushrooms. Yumm. Salsa and avocado are good additions as well.

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July 29, 2014

Can an omelet be baked in a toaster oven or does it always have to be fried?

If it is baked - at what temp and for how long? Can it be done in my mom's toaster oven?

By Paula Jo C. from lower western NC mtns

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