Simple Western Omelette Recipe | Little Luna

Simple Western Omelette Recipe | Little Luna


This western-style omelet is stuffed with cheese, sweet peppers and ham! This is the most delicious and fluffy omelette you have ever made!

I like that this omelet is rich in vegetables and healthy protein. Its ingredients are similar to those of our Baked Denver Omelette, and it is as nutritious as our sweet potato breakfast, but very healthy. Give it a try!

What’s in the western-style omelet?

Western-style omelette is a type of omelette filled with diced ham, sweet peppers and cheese. This type of omelet is sometimes called Denver Omelette or Southwest Omelette.

These omelettes are basically the same kind of omelette with the same ingredients. Sometimes cheese or what color bell peppers are used will be different.

We like to make western-style omelettes because we usually have all the ingredients on hand! In addition, a full and healthy breakfast has always been something I have been looking for. This recipe has it all. Filling, delicious and healthy ingredients. These delicious omelets are perfect for responding in the morning when you want something that will help you stay full before lunch.

How to make western style omelette

Prepare. Add 6 eggs, salt and pepper to a small bowl and whisk everything together. Dice all the ingredients you added to the omelet.

Cooking ingredients. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to the frying pan over medium heat. Add the chopped peppers and cook for 3-4 minutes. Then, add the sliced ​​ham and cook for another 2 minutes. Pour them all into a bowl and set aside.

Make. Add ½ tablespoon of butter to the frying pan over medium heat, pour in ⅓ Put the eggs in the frying pan and cook for about 1-2 minutes. Smooth the top of the fried egg. Sprinkle with ⅓ grated Monterey Jack cheese and ⅓ more than half of the vegetables on the omelet. Fold the omelet in half with a rubber spatula and cook for another minute.

Repeat this process for each omelet.

Serve. Serve with salsa, guacamole and/or sour cream! Change the taste and composition by adding other or additional ingredients.

  • Cheeses of different flavors, such as cheddar cheese, Mexican mixed cheese or simple mozzarella cheese
  • Different meats, such as sausage or bacon (make sure to fully cook before adding the fried egg).
  • Other vegetables, such as cooked diced potatoes, broccoli florets or spinach

Folding + flipping tips and tricks

Fried eggs are a good breakfast food, but folding and turning them can be a bit tricky. Through these tips and exercises, you will master folding and flipping!

After the omelet is cooked at the bottom, insert a spatula under the omelet.Find which side has the most cooked eggs, then Insert the spatula about ⅓ on the road. Make sure not to insert it all the way to the center, otherwise you may end up splitting the omelette in half.

Lift slightly Fold one side of the omelet in half with a spatula.Then Press down At the top, let the centers stick together. Let the side still on the pot cook until golden brown. Then flip the omelette again and let the other side fry until golden brown.

More omelette tips:

  • Beat the eggs until the yolk and egg whites are well mixed
  • Don’t stuff your omelet too much, or it may crack.
  • In order to save time in the morning, please prepare the ingredients the night before so that all you have to do in the morning is to cook them.
  • You can keep the omelet warm for about 20 minutes in an oven set at 200°F

What do you use it for?

For more egg recipes, please check:

Course breakfast

American cuisine

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 5 minutes

Total time 10 minutes

3 servings

Calories 263 kcal

Author Little Luna

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • A pinch of pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter divided
  • 1/4 green pepper cut into ½ inch long strips
  • 1/4 red bell pepper cut into ½ inch long strips
  • 3 ounces of boiled ham Cut the larger piece into ½ pieces and remove the ice cubes
  • ¼ cup grated Monterey Jack cheese
  • Green onion garnish
  • Add 6 eggs, salt and pepper to a small bowl and stir.

  • Add 1 tablespoon of butter to a saucepan over medium heat. Add chili and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add the ham and cook for another 2 minutes. Pour into a bowl and set aside.

  • Add ½ tablespoon of butter to the frying pan over medium heat, pour in ⅓ Put the eggs in the frying pan and cook for about 1-2 minutes. Smooth the top of the fried egg. Sprinkle with ⅓ grated Monterey Jack cheese and ⅓ more than half of the vegetables on the omelet.

  • Fold the omelet in half with a rubber spatula and cook for another minute.

  • Repeat the above steps for each omelet.

  • Serve with salsa, sour cream or guacamole.

  • Note: If you like your eggs well done, cover the pot after you flatten the eggs and let them sit for 30 seconds to let them cook longer.

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