American OmelettesBreakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under American Omelettes along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
"A quick tutorial on making a fast omelet. Only three ingredients required."
2 eggs, 2 Tablespoons water, 1 Tablespoon butter or 1 teaspoon oil
Apple Flame Omelette
"Can you handle the excitement of an actual flaming omelette? Home-cooking need never be boring."
2 apples, 1 Tablespoon rum or lemon juice, 4 Tablespoons fine granulated sugar, 6 eggs, 1 Tablespoon sugar, 3 Tablespoons cold water
Apple Style Omelets
"You like apple pancakes right? Isn't an omelet just a pancake without flour and sugar? I swear it's good. The flavors work perfectly together. I hope you'll try it. I was skeptical at first too."
1/4 cup butter, 3 apples, 6 eggs, 1 pinch salt, 1 pinch black pepper, 1/4 cup heavy cream, 1 teaspoon white sugar
"Super quick, super yummy and the red and green contrasts wonderfully with the yellow of the eggs! Especially wonderful use of asparagus."
3 eggs, 4-6 spears asparagus, 2 Tablespoons diced sundried tomatoes in oil, 1/4 cup goat cheese crumbles (more), Extra Virgin Olive Oil or unsalted butter, salt, pepper, garlic powder
"You can also use canned asparagus tips. But like all things, fresh is always best. Enjoy!"
1 pound asparagus (about 1 cup) - trimmed, 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese, 8 eggs, 4 teaspoons butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt
Avocado, Manchego Cheese Omelette
"Spanish Manchego cheese is available in the specialty cheese section of most large grocery or food specialty stores."
8 eggs, 1/4 cup milk. cooking oil as needed, 1 avocado, 1/4 cup yellow bell pepper, 1/4 cup red and green bell pepper, 1 Jalapeno pepper - seeded and finely diced, 1/4 cup onion, 1 Tablespoon fresh cilantro - minced, 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, salt, ground black pepper, 1 1/4 cup Spanish Manchego cheese - shredded
Bacon, Cheddar & Chives Omelette
"For best results, try not to over cook this one. The eggs should be tender and just barely cooked through like a French omelette."
3 eggs, 1 Tablespoon butter, 4 slices of bacon, 1/4 cup Cheddar cheese - shredded, 2 Tablespoons sour cream, 1 Tablespoon chives - snipped
Bacon, Cheddar & Pea Frittata
"Each serving: About 305 calories, 22 g protein, 8 g carbohydrate, 21 g total fat (10 g saturated), 2 g fiber, 357 mg cholesterol, 415 mg sodium."
Frittata Mixture: 6 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper, Bacon Cheddar & Pea Filling: 4 slices bacon - cut into 1/4-inch pieces, 1 cup frozen peas - thawed, 2 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese - shredded (1/2 cup)
Baked Ham & Cheese Omelet Roll-Up
"This is a fun, different take on a standard ham and cheese omelet. Kids love anything rolled up, so it's a nice way to get finicky kids to eat breakfast too."
6 eggs, 1 cup milk, 1/2 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1 cup shredded cheese (like Cheddar or Monterey Jack), 1 cup cooked ham (or try cooked bacon or sausage - crumbled), 1/4 cup sliced green onions
Baked Vegetable Omelette
"A cheesy omelet casserole of sorts. Try adding equal amounts of other chopped vegetables in place of the tomatoes."
1 and 1/3 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, 2 cups chopped broccoli or 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped broccoli - thawed and drained, 3 tomatoes - coarsely chopped (2 cups), 2 and 2/3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, 1 and 1/3 cups milk, 1/3 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 4 eggs
"Bacon! Lettuce! Tomato! Omelet! It's also good with a 1/4 cup of your favorite cheese added as a filling. The cool lettuce on top of the warm omelet is surprisingly good."
2 eggs, 2 Tablespoons milk, 1 teaspoon butter, 6 Tablespoons chopped tomato, 2 or 3 strips crispy cooked bacon - crumbled, 1/2 cup shredded iceberg lettuce, salt and pepper
"This will feed one large hungry man, or it will feed two medium-sized people. Enjoy!"
3 eggs, 2 slices of cheese, 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms, 2 Tablespoons diced onions, 2 Tablespoons diced bell peppers, 2 Tablespoons diced tomatoes, 1/2 cup cooked pan sausage
Broccoli, Ham & Cheese Roll-Ups
"Refrigerated crescent rolls and Cheese Whiz join forces to make a delicious, flaky broccoli & ham pastry. Also great for a snack."
1 package (8 ounce) refrigerated crescent rolls, 2 cans (3 ounces each) deviled ham, 1 package (10 ounces) frozen broccoli spears, 2 Tablespoons butter, 2 Tablespoons flour, 1 cup milk, 1 jar (8 ounce) Cheese Whiz, 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, dash white pepper
Cheddar Mushroom Omelet
"Classic omelet recipe and step-by-step pictures from the April 1984 issue of Ebony Magazine."
3/4 cup sliced mushrooms, 3 Tablespoons butter or margarine, 6 eggs, 1/4 cup chopped green onion, 3 Tablespoons water, 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp natural Cheddar cheese
Cheese & Rice Frittata
"Save your leftover rice! This is great topped with a little salsa. For an Italian twist, use Mozzarella cheese, replace chili powder with an Italian herb blend and top each serving with a Tablespoon of pasta sauce."
4 eggs, 1/2 cup cooked rice, 1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese (or most any cheese will do), 1/4 teaspoon chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
"Nothing fancy. Just your fantastic basic cheese omelette. Try it with your favorite cheese or combination of cheeses."
2 eggs, 2 teaspoons butter or margarine, 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, Salt and pepper -- if desired
Cheesy Chicken Omelet
"Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Who cares! They taste great together in this big, flavor-packed omelet."
3 eggs, 2 slices bacon, 2 Tablespoons leftover chicken, 1 teaspoon butter, 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons tomato, 1 Tablespoon bell pepper, 1 clove of garlic - minced, 1 green onion, 1 Tablespoon ranch dressing, 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 1/4 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese, salt and pepper
Cheesy Mushroom Omelet
"This is a pretty easy omelet recipe. Fresh parsley really helps bring out the flavor of the mushrooms."
1 Tablespoon olive oil, 1 handful button mushrooms, 1/3 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 1 heaping Tablespoon chopped parsley, 2 eggs
Cheesy Noodle Omelette
"An omelette with noodles prepared in the microwave. Pimento adds a flavorful twist. A truley unique dish."
8 eggs, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 2 cups cooked noodles, 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 2 Tablespoons green pepper, 1 Tablespoon pimiento
Cheesy Sausage And Egg Bake
"In addition to eggs, cheese and sausage, this breakfast casserole includes, mushrooms, tomatoes and green onions. Requires Bisquick or similar baking mix."
1 pound bulk pork sausage - cooked and drained, 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms (4 ounces), 8 green onions (1/2 cup), 2 tomatoes (1 1/2 cups), 2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese (8 ounces), 1 1/4 cups original Bisquick baking mix, 1 cup milk, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 12 eggs
Chili Cheese Omelet
"We like to use the kind of chili with beans, but you could also use the the kind without beans. Just use a bit less since it's usually so much thicker. You can also leave out the pepper if you want it less spicy."
1 15-ounce can of chili, 12 eggs (3 per omelet), 1/3 cup milk, 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup onions, 1 or 2 jalapeno peppers, salt and pepper
"This a very nice Cheddar Onion Omelette... so good with whole wheat toast and hashed browns."
6 eggs, 1/3 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons butter, 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 2 Tablespoons chopped green onion, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper
"Giddee Up Y'all! This here breakfast ain't for no sissies."
1 pound ground sausage, 1/2 cup chopped peeled onion, 6 eggs, 1 package (8-oz.) cream cheese room temperature, 1/4 cup whipping cream, 2 cups (1/2-inch pieces) French bread, 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese, 2 zucchini cut into 1/4-inch slices, 1/4 cup chopped seeded green bell pepper, 1/4 cup chopped celery, 1/4 cup sliced black olives, 2 teaspoons salt, 2 teaspoons ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic
Crispy Country Omelette
"The fillings in this omelette are encased in a crispy hash brown and egg combination. Ham and cheese are the main fillings here, but you can easily adjust that to your tastes."
2 cups potatoes - peeled and shredded, 1/4 cup chopped onion, 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper, 1/2 cup chopped ham, 4 eggs, 1 pinch bbq seasoning (or Lawry's Seasoned Salt), black pepper, 2 Tablespoon canola oil
Crock Pot Potato Omelet
"This is a great brunch recipe - a good make it and forget about it recipe while you prepare other dishes. Be sure to check this dish after 3 hours. I know that some slow-cookers run hotter than others. Enjoy!"
1 32-ounce package of frozen hash brown potatoes, 2 onions, 4 cloves of garlic - minced, 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 1 cup shredded Muenster or Monterey Jack cheese, 12 eggs, 1/2 cup heavy cream, 1/2 cup sour cream, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Crock Pot Western Omelet
"Wake up to a warm western breakfast. The ham can be replaced by an equal amount of sausage."
1 one-pound package frozen shredded hash browns, 8 ounces diced cooked ham, 1/2 onion, 1/2 green pepper, 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 7 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard, salt and pepper
Denver Omelet Pie
"Really popular at family brunch. All the flavors of a Denver omelet in a quick-to-prepare, baked breakfast casserole that can serve a group."
6 eggs, 3 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes - thawed, 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup cooked ham, 1/2 cup green pepper, 6 strips bacon, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, salt and pepper
Easy Kraft Singles Omelette
"It's as easy as one, two, three... slices of American cheese!"
2 eggs, 3 Kraft Singles American cheese, 2 teaspoons butter
Easy Sausage Omelette
"3 ingredients. Heat, flip and serve."
4 pre-cooked sausage patties, 6 eggs, salt and pepper
Fancy Fluffy Omelet
"The trick is covering the omelet during cooking to fluff the egg, then perfecting your technique flipping the egg over without painting the kitchen. It takes a little practice but the easier you flip the better it goes. Keep the pan close to the egg as you maneuver. Keep ingredients close and beat extra eggs for more servings."
8-inch teflon skillet & lid, soft spatula, 1 teaspoon olive oil, salt and pepper, chopped tomato, chopped onion, shredded cheese, sliced deli ham or cooked & crumbled bacon, diced green peppers, mild salsa, olives, 3 eggs, 1 Tablespoon water or milk
Farmer's Omelet Frittata
"Served with toast and homemade jelly, this frittata is a favorite with guests at The Fish Creek House Bed and Breakfast in Whitehall MT."
3 Tablespoons vegetable oil, 1/2 cup green onion, 3 and 1/2 cups frozen hash browns, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 4 eggs, 1 red pepper, 1 and 1/4 cup milk, 1 cup Swiss cheese
"This omelette, which is a must on any American breakfast diner menu, is actually easy to make at home. Onion, bell pepper and tomatoes make it taste fresh. Sausage and cheese make it satisfying and filling."
3 eggs, a touch of heavy cream, sausage - either pork or turkey, onions, bell pepper, diced tomato, salt and pepper, cheese of choice (I like Cheddar or Jack)
"A spinach and bacon omelet with feta cheese. Fresh spinach works best in this recipe, but thawed and thoroughly drained frozen spinach also works."
3 eggs, 1 bunch fresh spinach, 1 Tablespoon milk, 2 or 3 slices bacon, 2 Tablespoons crumbled feta cheese*, 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil, dash of salt and pepper
Fluffy Cheese Omelette
"This recipe uses two cooking methods (on the stove and in the oven) to make this the fluffiest, tastiest omelette you've ever had. Really!"
3 eggs, 3 Tablespoons heavy cream (whipping cream), 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter, sea salt (to taste), ground pepper (to taste), Herbes de Provence (to taste), 1/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
"A failure of a recipe turns into a tutorial on how to save an omelette when everything falls apart."
4 eggs, a pinch of pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 5 Tablespoon milk, 1 Tablespoon butter
"Kids favorite! Seems too easy to be a real recipe, but my kids really like this."
3 eggs, 1 mashed banana
Green Chili & Cheese Omelette
"Recipe originated in New Mexico. Just three ingredients."
3 eggs, 1/2 can green chilies, 1 ounce shredded Cheddar or Pepper Jack cheese
Greg's Ham & Cheese Omelet
"You can also serve this with other items as well: mushrooms, onions, peppers, tomatoes, etc."
3 eggs, Cheddar or American cheese, lean ham, butter
Ham & Cheese Omelette (Easy)
"The classic American Ham And Cheese Omelet... just eggs, ham and cheese as nature intended."
1 bowl, 1 fork, 1 frying pan, 1 Tablespoon butter, 3 eggs, salt and pepper - taste, ham - cooked and chopped, cheese - your favorite, 1 serving plate, hungry stomach, hot sauce - if you like it
Ham & Corn Frittata
"Try replacing the cubed ham with crumbled sausage for a tasty variation."
8 eggs, 1/2 cup corn niblets, 2 Tablespoons chopped parsley, 1/2 cup diced ham, 1/2 cup diced provolone or shredded Cheddar cheese, salt and pepper, 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
Ham & Onion Omelet
"A very basic omelet with sauteed onion, chopped ham and Parmesan cheese."
1 Tablespoon vegetable or canola oil, 1/2 of one onion, 1/4 cup chopped ham, 3 eggs, 1 Tablespoon milk, 1 pinch salt, grated Parmesan cheese - to garnish
Hangtown Omelet (Modern)
"The recipe was emailed to Mr B by a breakfast lover named Bob D. Also check the original version and an alternative version of the Hangtown Omelet."
3 slices smoked bacon, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1/2 cup quartered white mushrooms, 2 tablespoons green onion tops, 1 fresh bay leaf, 4 bay sized oysters, 3 eggs, 1 Tablespoon cream, 1 Tablespoon oyster liquor, 1 Tablespoon white wine, salt and pepper
Hangtown Omelet (Origianal)
"The recipe was emailed to Mr B by a breakfast lover named Bob D. Also check a modern version and an alternative version of the Hangtown Omelet."
2 ounces bacon, 1 Tablespoon bacon fat or butter, 2 ounces morel or other wild mushrooms, 2 Tablespoons wild lily tops or green onions, 1 bay leaf - fresh, 4 bay sized oysters, 3 eggs, 1 Tablespoons cream, 1 Tablespoons oyster liquor, 1 Tablespoons whiskey, salt and pepper
Hangtown Omelette (Alternative)
16 oysters - shucked, salt and pepper, 12 eggs, 2 cups cracker crumbs, 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), 8 bacon strips - cooked crisp
Hash Brown Omelette
"An open-face omelet with crispy homemade hash browns, bacon, Swiss cheese and eggs."
3 potatoes, 4 slices bacon, 1/4 cup chopped onion, 1/4 cup chopped green pepper, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 4 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme - crushed, 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
Herbie The Omelet
"Make an herb omelet more appealing to kids by adding olive eyes and a chive mouth."
6 eggs, 2 Tablespoons milk, 2 Tablespoons water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, freshly ground pepper, 1/4 cup shredded Italian cheese blend, 1/4 cup baby spinach, 1 teaspoon fresh minced basil, 1 teaspoon fresh minced tarragon, 1 teaspoon fresh minced chives
Isabella's & Jaime's Omelette
"Really good for breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Serve with tomatada or green salad."
3 peeled potatoes cut in 3/4 inch pieces, 1 onion diced to about 1/2 inch, 1 green or red or mixed pepper diced to 1/2 inch, 1 clove finely chopped garlic, 3 to 4 Tablespoons of olive oil, 6 beaten eggs, 1/4 cup of milk, 1/3 cup freshly grated cheese, salt, pepper
"This fluffy, puffy sweet omelet is return to days gone by when berries and jam filled omelets as commonly as cheese. This recipe is an interesting study in what's possible in the realm of omelets."
4 eggs, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 Tablespoon sugar, 4 Tablespoons warm water, 1 Tablespoon butter, 2 or 3 Tablespoons jam (or jelly or marmalade) - for filling, additional sugar - for sprinkling
Kielbasa Queen Omelette
"When making this omelette, remember that Kielbasa is pretty salty so you may not want to add additional salt until you taste the finished product."
1/2 pound Kielbasa into thin rounds, 1 or onion, 1/2 red Italian pepper, 4 white mushrooms, 1 cup Fontina Cheese - shredded, 1 cup sharp Cheddar - shredded, 12 eggs, unsalted butter
"I omitted the cheese, because I have yet to find a cheese that doesn't overpower the delicate lobster flavor. I also did not use salt, I find it not only overpowers the lobster, but if you add it to the eggs, it makes them chewy. If you need salt, I would suggest boiling lobster in salted water."
1 one pound lobster, 3 eggs, 3 Tablespoons half and half, 2 teaspoons fresh dill
Mushroom And Red Pepper Frittata
"A baked frittata with loads of fresh vegetables and seasonings. Terrific for a weekend brunch."
3 Tablespoons butter, 1 onion, 1 clove garlic - minced, 1 pound mushrooms, 2 red bell peppers, 3 Tablespoons fresh parsley, 8 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cups milk, 2 cups Cheddar cheese, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper, 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs, 3 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Omelette Of Foam
"A textbook example of a light and puffy omelette in which the egg whites are beaten separately and folded in with the yolks to produce a finished omelette with more volume."
4 eggs, 1 pinch pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 4 Tablespoons milk, 1 Tablespoon butter
Open-Face Pizza Omelette II
"If you want it to really be an authentic pizza, you can serve it on a warmed pita, flatbread or tortilla so it has a crust."
2 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, salt and pepper, 1/2 teaspoon dry oregano and basil, 1/4 cup marinara sauce, 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese
Pepperoni & Jack Cheese Omelette
"Regular pepperoni will work except it is a little more greasy. Egg-beaters can be used in place of fresh eggs. Recipe was invented when a Sunday morning search of my refrigerator for bacon or diced ham turned up only turkey pepperoni."
10 slices of thin sliced turkey pepperoni, 1/4 cup of shredded Monterey Jack cheese, 3 eggs, salt & pepper
Philip De Omelette
"This is a flavourful, filling omelette for 2. Great with ketchup!"
3 eggs, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1 Italian sausage - casing removed, 1 1/2 Tablespoons green pepper, 1 1/2 Tablespoons red onion, 1 clove garlic, 2 Tablespoons tomato, 1 processed cheese slice, 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella, dash chili flakes, dash of basil, dash of oregano, dash of garlic salt, dash of parsley, dash of hot sauce
"I don't know why fruity omelets aren't more popular. It's a real fun change of pace for breakfast. By the way, if you don't have sweet butter, softened margarine with a couple of pinches of powdered sugar mixed in makes a good replacement."
4 eggs, 1 Tablespoon milk, 1 Tablespoon sugar, 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest, 1/2 teaspoon salt, For Filling: 1 can of crushed pineapple - drained, 1/3 cup Rum, 2 Tablespoons sweet butter, 1 Tablespoon apricot jam, For Topping: powdered sugar
Plain Old Omelet
"Just a basic omelet with no fillings. As you get good at making them, try filling with cheese and other ingredients just before folding the eggs."
6 eggs, 1/2 teaspoon salt, dash of pepper, 3 Tablespoons water, 3 Tablespoons butter or margarine
"A simple omelette with potatoes and onions. To jazz it up, grate some Parmesan or other distinctive cheese over the top."
2 onions - peeled and sliced, 6 potatoes - peeled and boiled, 2 Tablespoons lard or shortening, 3 eggs, salt and pepper
"This recipe is more about technique than ingredients. While cream of tartar helps make it fluffy, it's the beating of the eggs and a watchful eye that really makes a flat, ordinary omelette into a big, puffy, amazing omelette."
4 eggs, 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar, 1/4 cup cold water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 Tablespoons butter
"This omelette is best served with rye toast. You can replace the butter with Pam and use egg substitute in place of the actual eggs."
1/2 cup sauerkraut, 2 eggs or egg substitute, 3 egg whites, 1 Tablespoon water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter, 2 stalks green onions, 1/4 cup Swiss cheese - shredded, 2 ounces lean corned beef
Roasted Red Pepper Omelet
"This makes one very large man-sized omelet. It could easily be shared by two people."
4 eggs, 1 Tablespoon milk, 1/2 red bell peppers, 1 Tablespoons chopped onion, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, salt and pepper
Roquefort And Apple Omellete
"If you don't have Roquefort cheese, any blue cheese will work. Even Cheddar works in a pinch. Just make sure it's flavorful to offset the sweetness of the apple."
2 tart apples, 3 Tablespoons sweet butter, 5 eggs, 2 Tablespoons water or milk, salt, freshly ground white pepper, 1/2 cup (3 ounces) crumbled Roquefort cheese
Shrimp And Cheese Omelette
"If you haven't tried a shrimp omelette, you really should. The flavor and texture blends so well with eggs and cheese."
2 eggs, 1 Tablespoon water, 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine, 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cooked shrimp, 3 Tablespoons shredded Monterey Jack cheese, 1 Tablespoon sliced green onions, 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley, green onions, additional cooked shrimp
Simple Bacon Omelet
"This is a very basic bacon omelet recipe. It's easy to modify. Try other seasonings. If you'd like to add cheese, just sprinkle shredded cheese over one half of the the omelet after you flip it. Then fold, cover the pan, turn off heat and allow omelet to set for one or two minutes so the cheese can melt. Delicious."
2 bacon strips - cut into pieces, 2 eggs, 2 Tablespoons water, 2 teaspoons chives or cilantro, salt and pepper
"Sorrel is an herb that also goes by the name spinach dock. It looks a bit like spinach but has a surprising tangy flavor you wouldn't expect."
20 Sorrel leaves (with the stems removed), 1 Tablespoon butter, 3 eggs, 2 Tablespoons water, salt, freshly milled pepper, 2 Tablespoons cream
South Western Cactus Omelette
"Nopalitos are also known as Prickly Pear Cactus."
3 Eggs, 1/4 cup Nopalitos (Cactus), 1/4 cup Monterrey Jack Cheese, 1/4 cup Chunky Salsa
"This tasty frittata is served up at the Desert Dove Bed & Breakfast of Tucson, Arizona, a desert oasis in the foothills of the Rincon Mountains. For best results, prepare the frittata the night before baking so the ingredients can meld and get to know each other."
1 can of chopped mild green chiles, 1 pound bulk sausage - cooked (ground turkey or chicken can be used in place of pork), 7 eggs, 1 clove garlic - pressed, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, 2 ripe tomatoes (for slicing on top), 8 corn tortillas into stripes, 1 and 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar or Jack cheese, 1 cup milk, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon onion salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, chili powder, light sour cream - for topping, salsa - for topping
Southwestern Turkey Omelette
"Perfect for holiday leftovers. Gobble gobble good stuff!"
6 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cups chopped cooked turkey, 3/4 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 3 green onions, 1/2 cup cooked fresh or canned corn - drained, 1 4-ounce can chopped green chiles - drained, 1/3 cup milk, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper
"For a garish, try adding a teaspoon or two of salsa to the top."
2 slices of Spam, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon butter, 1 slice cheese - American or sharp Cheddar, your favorite salsa
Spicy Omelet Bake
"If you like, add a little more shredded cheese to the top of the dish right after you remove it from the oven. Enjoy!"
6 eggs, 2 Tablespoons milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1 cup cooked ham, 1 can (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes and chiles (like Rotel), 8 ounces shredded jack or cheddar cheese - or combination of the two
"This is a good and delicious way to get more iron into your diet. You could replace the Mozzarella with Cheddar or another cheese, but I find Mozzarella and spinach to be excellent partners."
1 9-ounce package chopped spinach - thawed and drained, 6 eggs, milk (about 2 Tablespoons), 3 slices Mozzarella cheese (or about 1/4 cup shredded cheese), salt and pepper
Summer Sausage Cheddar Omelette
"Recipe was invented on a Sunday morning after a search of my refrigerator came up with no ham or bacon for making omelettes."
1/4 cup of diced summer sausage, 1/4 cup of shredded Cheddar cheese, 3 eggs, salt and pepper, 3/4 teaspoon dried onions flakes, butter
Sun-Dried Tomato Omelette
"In this omelette, sun-dried tomatoes are paired with fresh Mozzarella and fresh basil."
3 eggs, fresh Mozzarella cheese, 4 or 5 oil packed sun-dried tomatoes - cut in strips, several leaves of fresh basil, salt and pepper, butter
Super Simple Omelette
"Delicious and quick! This omelette features ham, cheese, peppers and dehydrated onions."
3 eggs, 3 slices of American or cheddar cheese, butter, milk (about 1 Tablespoon), green peppers (hot is better), dehydrated onions, Italian seasoning, paprika, parsley, garlic powder, 2 slices of ham
Swiss Oven Omelet
"Easy, cheesy and oh so pleasing!"
6 slices bacon - cut into halves, 1/3 cup finely chopped onions, 8 eggs, 1 cup milk, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder, 8 ounces sliced Swiss cheese - cut lengthwise into 1-inch strips
Ten Minute Omelette
"10... 9... 8... Blast off to breakfast! A simple fluffy omelette... amazingly fluffy."
4 eggs, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 Tablespoon flour, 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine, 1 Tablespoon water
Three Cheese Horseradish Omelet
"If you're a fan of horseradish, you just might like the nice kick it can add to an omelet. You can use a half cup of of your favorite cheese instead of the blend if you prefer that."
3 eggs, 2 Tablespoons milk, 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish, 3/4 teaspoon Mrs. Dash or other seasoning blend, 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 1/8 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese, 1/8 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
"A must-try for cheese lovers. This fritatta has Cheddar, Jack and Mozzarella cheese. A little red or green pepper adds color and a certain freshness."
3 eggs, 1 Tablespoon milk, 2 Tablespoons Cheddar cheese, 2 Tablespoons jalepeno Jack cheese, 2 Tablespoons Mozzarella cheese, 1 Tablespoon red or green pepper, salt and pepper
"Just a super simple omelet that you can modify to fit your personal tastes or the occasion. It's so easy to make but also satisfying and impressive."
1 Tablespoon butter or margarine, 3 eggs, salt, freshly ground pepper, Filling Suggestions: shredded cheese, chopped ham, shredded crab meat, cooked shrimp, shredded cooked chicken, cooked chopped bell pepper, cooked sliced mushrooms, chopped tomatoes, cooked chopped onion, cooked chopped asparagus or broccoli or other vegetable, avocado slices
Veggie Egg Omelette
"A vegetarian egg omelette for one with mushrooms, onion, bell pepper and cheese."
2 eggs, 1 teaspoon water, 1 Tablespoon green or red pepper, 1 mushroom, 1 Tablespoon onions, 1 or 2 Tablespoons shredded cheese, salt and pepper, butter
"I prefer block cheese, but grated cheese works equally well. Sauteed mushrooms goes well here too, but if you add mushrooms, reduce the amount of veggies."
2 eggs, 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1 onion, 1 green pepper, 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes, 3 long slices from a block of cheese of your choice, 1 15-ounce jar diced jalapeno peppers, salsa and/or hot sauce, salt and pepper
"I think this is the reason God created Velveeta processed cheese."
1/4 cup red bell pepper, 3 Tablespoons onion, 1/4 cup mushrooms sliced, 2 Tablespoons butter, 4 eggs with 2 Tablespoons milk, 1/4 pound Velveeta processed cheese spread
"The classic combination of diced ham, onion and green pepper in a folded omelette. If desired, fill or top with your favorite shredded or sliced cheese."
3 eggs, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1/4 cup ham - minced, 2 Tablespoons onion, 2 Tablespoons green pepper
Zucchini Frittata Omelette
"Great by itself or topped with a little of your favorite cheese. Slice into wedges for a nice presentation."
2 cups zucchini - cubed, 5 eggs, 2 or 3 Tablespoons olive oil, 2 Tablespoons onions, 2 Tablespoons bell pepper, 1/4 teaspoon oregano, salt and pepper, 1/3 cup shredded Cheddar cheese