International OmelettesBreakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under International Omelettes along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
"East meets West in this yummy omelette full of rice and veggies!"
6 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, 1 cup brown or white rice, 1 Tablespoon carrot, 1 Tablespoon green bell pepper, 1 Tablespoon red bell pepper, 1 Tablespoon green onion, 1 Tablespoon mushrooms, 1 garlic clove, 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
Capsicum And Potato Omlette
"Often called the plant that bites back due to its spicy firey flare, Capsicum [KAP-sih-kuhm] is the latin name of the plant family that includes jalapeno peppers and habanero peppers."
4 eggs, 1/4 cup sliced capsicum (red or green), 1/4 cup thinly sliced potatoes, 1/4 cup chopped leek, 3 Tbs chopped olives, 1 Tbsp Tobasco Sauce, salt and pepper
Feta Omelette Roll (Egypt)
"This omelette is great for Suhoor (pre-dawn Ramadan breakfast) or for any time of year. Try adding a pinch of your favorite herb. Delicious."
2 eggs, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 2 Tablespoons crumbled feta cheese, 2 teaspoons milk
French Onion Omelet
"The onions are cooked with sugar until tender. Green onions and seasonings are then added. Finally, a generous amount of Swiss cheese makes the omelet complete."
1 Tablespoon olive oil, 2 cups red onion, 1/4 cup chopped shallots, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1/4 cup green onion, 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard, 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme - crushed, 6 eggs, 1/4 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper, 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
French Potato Omelet
"In France, this dish goes by the name "L'Omelette Parmentier" - a pretty fancy name for a basic potato omelet."
3 eggs, 1/2 potato (1/4 inch cubes), 2 teaspoons butter, 1 or 2 teaspoons chopped parsley, 1 pinch salt, pepper
German Omelette With Bacon
"This classic omelette can also be enjoyed at room temperature - European style. Try it instead of a sandwich for an on-to-go lunch or at your next picnic."
4 slices of bacon - cooked crisp and crumbled, 1 or 2 teaspoons finely chopped chives, 2 Tablespoons flour, 3 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon salt, a generous dash of grated nutmeg, black pepper, 2 Tablespoons butter
"Eggs and avocado go great together. Serve with salsa. For a cheesy variation, sprinkle 2 Tablespoons of grated Cheddar or Pepper Jack cheese over the omelet - right after you flip and just before adding guacamole. Enjoy!"
1/2 ripe avocado - peeled and pitted, 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, 1 tomato, salt and pepper, hot sauce, 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons milk
"Hazelnussomeletten means hazelnut omelet in German. This omelet is best served with stewed fruits or berries."
2 Tablespoons grated hazelnuts, 1 egg, 1 cup milk, 3 Tablespoons flour, 1 Tablespoon sugar, a pinch of salt, 2 Tablespoons butter
Hijole Caramba (Mexican Omelet)
"This makes one very large omelet. It can easily be cut into 2 portions for more sensible eaters."
3 eggs, 2 Tablespoons milk, 1/2 cup Pepper Jack or Cheddar cheese, 1/3 cup of your favorite salsa, 1/4 cup diced cooked ham, salt and pepper
"Hungary has a population of about 10,106,017 (July 2001 est.). Its capital is Budapest. Ninety-nine percent of Hungarian speak Hungarian. The Hungarian word for breakfast is "reggeli". The customary greeting in Hungary is "Minden jut -- gyorsan reggeli!", which translates to "Nice day -- great breakfast!""
1 teaspoon olive oil, 1 onion, 1/4 red pepper - seeded and sliced, 2 tomatoes - skinned and sliced, 1 teaspoon paprika, pinch of salt, 2 eggs, chopped fresh parsley or chives to garnish
"Every since the Great Potato Famine (1845-1852), the Irish have had a renewed appreciation for the humble potato. This recipe puts a spotlight on that edible tuber."
1 potato - cooked and mashed, 1 Tablespoon butter, 2 Tablespoons milk, 4 eggs, 1 squeeze lemon juice, 1 Tablespoon chives, salt and pepper, 1 additional Tablespoon butter
Irish Potato Omelet
"A simple omelet of eggs and mashed potatoes with scallions and chives. Beating the egg whites separately help keep this hearty omelet unusually puffy and light."
6 eggs, 1 Tablespoon chives, 1 potato, 1 Tablespoon scallions, 1 Tablespoon butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper
"There's a lot going on in this oven-baked omelette, the most interesting of which is the use of angel hair pasta."
6 eggs, 2 cups cottage cheese, 1 and 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, 3 Tablespoons fresh basil - minced, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne, 1 pinch black pepper, 1 cup cooked angel hair pasta, 5 Tablespoons olive oil, 2 cups fresh mushrooms, 1 onion, 1/2 red bell pepper, 1 garlic clove - minced, 6 ounces thinly sliced bacon, 1 cup shredded fresh spinach
Italian Rice Omelet
"You might call this a dinner omelet, but we have it for breakfast and love it."
6 eggs, 3/4 cup cooked long-grain rice, 1/2 cup Gruyere cheese, 2 ounces salami - cut into cubes, 2 green onions, 2 Tablespoons butter, salt and pepper
"Fresh and spicy. If you want it mouth-burning hot, don't core the jalapeno. The seeds are the hottest part."
5 eggs, 1 fresh jalapeno pepper - cored and minced, 1/3 cup green peppers, 1/3 cup red peppers, 1/3 cup onion, 1/3 cup sharp cheddar cheese, 1 teaspoon Tabasco, 1 teaspoon cilantro, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1 or 2 Tablespoon butter
"Lahore is a city in Punjab, Pakistan where the recipe comes from. Serve the omelet with grilled bread or Indian Parathas if possible."
3 eggs, 1 onion, 1 green chilli, 1 tomato, salt & pepper, 1 teaspoon milk, 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
Makhlama bil Sbenagh (Iraqi Spinach Omelet)
"A very flavorful omelet. Notice all the great spices. This is just a slight modification on an authentic Iraqi recipe."
1 pound fresh spinach, 6 eggs, 1 onion, 1/4 cup chopped parsley, 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill, 2 Tablespoons vegetable or canola oil, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon curry powder, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
"A flavorful omelette with spinach, Feta cheese, garlic, onions and oregano. Also good as a frittata cut into quarters served on top of toasted onion bagels."
3 eggs, 2 Tablespoons olive oil, 1/2 cup onion, 1 clove (about 1/2 teaspoon) garlic - minced, 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach - cooked and drained, 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano, salt and pepper, 1/2 cup crumbled Feta or shredded Swiss cheese
Mexican American Omelet
"This omelet has chilies and salsa which are common in Mexican omelets and American cheese and mushrooms which you find in omelets in the U.S. It's an international coalition of flavors."
3 eggs, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1 dash pepper, 2 slices American cheese - halved, 2 Tablespoons salsa, 2 Tablespoons green chilies, 2 Tablespoons mushrooms, additional salsa and sour cream
Mexican Omelette with Chicken
"Viva La Mexican Omelettes! Viva La Chicken!"
1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup peeled tomato, 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil, 2 teaspoons chili powder, 1 instant chicken bouillon cube, 1 cup cooked chicken or turkey, 8 eggs, 1/4 cup more water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 4 Tablespoons margarine or butter
"This old-school Italian frittata omelette is a fun change of pace from your usual omelettes. It's especially popular with spaghetti-loving kids who often call it Spaghetti Pie."
1 cup cooked and cooled spaghetti, 2 Tablespoons tomato puree or sauce, 2 eggs, 1 heaping Tablespoon chopped parsley or basil (or combination), 1 Tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese, 1 pinch salt, 1 pinch black pepper, 1 Tablespoon olive oil
Olive And Feta Cheese Omelet
"This Greek-inspired omelet is best served with oven-warmed pita bread."
2 eggs, 1 Tablespoon milk, 1 pinch dried oregano, salt and pepper, 2 heaping Tablespoons crumbled feta cheese, 2 Tablespoons chopped black olives, butter for frying
Omelette On The Nile
"An Egyptian-inspired omelette with Feta cheese, tomatoes and Kalamata olives."
2 eggs, 2 Tablespoons white feta cheese, 1/2 tomato, 8 Kalamata olives, dried oregano, salt and pepper, butter for frying
Omelette Savoyarde (French)
"A classic French potato omelette with Gruyere (or your favorite) cheese that's cooked open-face like a frittata."
2 potatoes - peeled and boiled, 3 eggs, 1 Tablespoon water, 1 Tablespoon butter, grated cheese
Omelette with Balsamic Vinegar
"While the submitter does not specify, we could take "little spoon" to mean "teaspoon". This one might require some experimenting."
1 big onion, 4 eggs, 4 spoons of Parmigiano cheese, 4 little spoons of Italian Balsamic Vinegar, 2-3 spoons of olive oil, salt, pepper
Omlette Des Fines Herbes
"This is not the classic French omlette but I have found the combination of these particular herbs and garlic most satisfying and truly delicious"
one handful of fresh herbs: basil; garlic; chives; thyme; and parsley, 4 cloves of garlic, 8 extra-large eggs, one dribble of water, butter for frying
"This is a great way to turn leftover pasta into a terrific Italian-inspired breakfast the following day."
2 cup cooked spaghetti (cooled) into 1 inch strands, 4 eggs, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 2 Tablespoons olive oil, 1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese, 2 Roma tomatoes, 2 green onions, 2 ounces prosciutto or thinly sliced ham, 2 Tablespoons fresh basil or Italian parsley
"This recipe is a modified version of a recipe from the Canadian Egg Marketing Agency. It can be easily modified to accommodate your favorite pizza toppings."
2 eggs, 2 Tablespoons water, salt and pepper, cooking spray, 3 Tablespoons pizza sauce, 5 or 6 slices pepperoni, 1/4 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese, 1 Tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
"Na zdrowie! (Here's to your health!) This open-face omelet has onion, potato and zucchini."
1 onion, 1 potato - peeled and coarsely grated, 1 zucchini - coarsely grated, 1 Tablespoon butter, 4 eggs, salt and pepper
Potato And Bacon Frenchy
"Viva Le Breakfast! This is a French-style omelet. Try not to overcook the eggs. They should be tender and soft."
2 teaspoon olive oil, 6 egg whites - whipped, 1 Tablespoon water, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 4 slices bacon, 2 potatoes (cooked/peeled/diced), 2 Tablespoons onion, 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley, 2 Tablespoons Cheddar cheese
Rolled Sweet Omelet (Japan)
"This recipe known as datemaki may seem strange as fish for breakfast is not correct in America. Remembering that hanpen and soup stock are for flavor only allows you to replace them with other flavors you enjoy. The feeling and shape of the omelet should not be effected."
4 eggs, 1 hanpen (pureed and steamed fish cake), 1/2 cup dashi soup stock, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 tsps soy sauce, 1/2 tsp salt
"Preyatnova Opetita!! That's how you say have a nice breakfast in Russian!!"
3 eggs, 1/3 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 tomatoes, 1/2 cup fresh cut parsley
"Tortilla de patatas (as this dish is know in Spain) is basically a potato omelette (about 4cm thick). It is popular all over Spain and often served in bars as a tapa and is eaten either hot or cold. Some people prefer to make it without the onions or green pepper which more authentic but less flavorful."
4 medium-sized potatoes - peeled and thinly sliced, 6 eggs, 1 onion, 1 green pepper, 1/4 litre (about 1 cup) olive oil, salt
"I think that the ingredients in this would make a fantastic breakfast burrito. Simple and versatile, this omelette can be tweaked to your liking."
3 eggs, 1 teaspoon butter, 1 Tablespoon taco seasoning, 2 Tablespoons finely diced green pepper, 1 Tablespoon finely diced red onion, dash of cumin, dash salt and pepper, 1/3 cup of salsa (your choice of hotness), 2 Tablespoon refried beans, shredded Cheddar cheese, sour cream and guacamole on the side
Sri Lankan Omelette
"This omelette gets a unique flavor from the use of curry leaves and red or green chilis."
3 eggs, 1 onion, 1 green or red chilli, 1 sprig of curry leaves, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 2 teaspoons cornflour, 2 Tablespoons cooking oil
Tortilla de Patatas
"Also known as Tortilla Espanola. You can Americanize this Spanish classic by adding a handful of Cheddar cheese to the egg and potato mixture... it's like having a Potatoes au Gratin omelet."
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, 1 pound waxy potatoes - thinly sliced, salt and pepper - taste, 6 eggs
"An omelet wrapped in a tortilla shell... stuffed with fabulous fillings! This recipe is from the award winning Bonshaw Breezes Bed & Breakfast, Prince Edward Island."
1/4 cup chopped fresh tomato, 2 mushrooms, 2 Tablespoons finely chopped green or sweet red pepper, 1 Tablespoon diced onion, 3 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley, 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, black pepper, 4 fresh spinach leaves, 2 slices cheddar cheese, 1 10-inch flour tortilla, 2 slices deli ham, 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream and salsa
Tyrolean Treat (Austria)
""Children all over the world eat Kraft Velveeta Cheese in so many different ways. They eat it because they love its mild taste. Their mothers serve it because it's full of health from milk and helps children grow up strong and healthy. In Austria this is a favorite Velveeta recipe. (Ask any Austrian child!).""
Batter: 2 eggs, 2 Tablespoons flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 Tablespoons milk, Parkay Margarine or butter, Filling: 1/2 cup Kraft's Velveeta cheese - cubed, 2 tomatoes - thinly sliced, 2 Tablespoons chopped parsley