Irish Potato Omelet

Irish Potato Omelet

(6 servings)    Printable Version
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon chives - chopped
  • 1 large potato
  • 1 Tablespoon scallions - chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • lemon juice
  • salt and pepper - to taste
Boil the potato and mash it. (You could use leftover mashed potatoes.)

Separate the eggs yolks and egg whites.

Beat the egg yolks into the mashed potato. Add a splash of lemon juice, the chives, the scallions and salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.

In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff and gently fold them into the potato mixture.

Melt a Tablespoon of butter in an omelet pan or frying pan. Cook the mixture over medium heat until golden. Then, run it under the broiler to finish and puff it up. Serve at once.


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.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Saunny for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Irish Potato Omelet?
Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)
Based on 1 vote.


Official Member: Team BreakfastFrom Rosstee (Team Breakfast Member)
Rating (out of 5):  

Love it!

Comment submitted: 12/2/2012 (#14925)



From flowers

Hi McFall - Scallions are just green onions. "Fold In" just means to gently blend something in.

Comment submitted: 9/23/2008 (#6494)



From mcfall

What is scallions how do you fold them into to mixture. How do you do this run it under the broiler to finish and puff it up. Serve at once. Separate eggs yolks and egg whites and I am Irish.

Comment submitted: 9/23/2008 (#6492)



From O'Reardon

This sounds delicious.

Comment submitted: 7/21/2008 (#5936)





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