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If you think omelets are strictly a breakfast meal, allow us to enlighten you! Omelets are a delicious and satisfying dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They’re quick and easy to make, you can fill them with your favorite ingredients, and you’ll still be out of the door in a jiffy. Check out these 19 best omelet recipes for busy mornings, and let’s get (egg) cracking.
This recipe teaches you the proper technique for making a perfect French omelet. With a little practice, you can be whipping up restaurant-quality breakfasts every weekend.
Sweet bell peppers, onions, smoked ham and gooey melted cheddar cheese make this classic Denver omelet a delightful breakfast any day of the week.
This Spanish omelet is not only great for breakfast, it’s also ideal for serving at your next backyard barbecue, picnic, or potluck. Serve it hot or cold for a delicious and crispy fried potato and egg dish.
If you’re still struggling with getting your omelets just right, this recipe gives you all of the tricks and tools to create diner-style omelets you’ll be proud of.
This omelet looks almost as good as it tastes. The classic omelet combination of ham, Monterey Jack cheese, bell peppers, and red onion cannot be beaten.
If you have leftover egg whites, you can whip up this gloriously fluffy egg white omelet in just 20 minutes. It tastes just as good and best of all, no food goes to waste.
It doesn’t get more flavorful than this Mediterranean-inspired Greek omelet. Delicious for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, it’s a satisfying meal with feta cheese, black olives, and tomato providing the signature flavors.
This chicken omelet might be low-carb but it’s totally satisfying. Filled with spinach, cheese, tomatoes and chicken, this keto meal comes together in minutes but keeps you satisfied for hours.
This delicious veggie omelet comes together in just 10 minutes. It’s low-carb, gluten-free, and totally scrumptious.
This Korean rolled omelet is a great option for a side dish or on-the-go snack. The filling options are endless and you can even include these in your lunchbox meal prep for a satisfying bite.
Like cooking eggs in any form, there’s technique involved in mastering the omelet. This recipe gives you step-by-step instructions so you never have to worry about burnt, broken, or untidy omelets again.
Hash browns, eggs, mushrooms, cheese, ham, and onions in an omelet? Sign us up! This is a delicious breakfast casserole that even the pickiest eater will devour.
A simple but excellent combination of cheese, mushrooms, and spinach in an omelet. It’s nourishing, tasty, and ready in minutes.
Fragrant, satisfying and flavorful are the first three words that spring to mind when we think of this dish. Put simply, it’s a ham and cheese omelet with flair.
If you’ve never tried shrimp in an omelet before, this is a great way to start. It’s a Chinese-style dish where eggs are stir-fried with lightly caramelized red onion and plump shrimp. We love the delicious Asian twist on a traditional omelet recipe.
Start your day with healthy greens. This broccoli and cheese omelet is a great way to incorporate greens into your breakfast, plus you get to use up any leftover veggies from the night before.
If you love smoked salmon, you’ll adore this quick and easy smoked salmon omelet with fresh herbs. It’s healthy and satisfying, making it the perfect way to start your day.
Sometimes, all you need is cheese and that is completely true for this simple cheese omelet. It’s cheesy, fluffy, and totally addictive.
Loaded with ham, bacon, and sausage, this meat lover’s baked omelet is exactly that – a meat lover’s dream dish. A little goes a long way so you can easily serve slices of this meal at your next social gathering.
Perfect French Omelet Recipe
- 3 eggs best to use fresh eggs
- 1 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter divided
- 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon cold water
- optional chives or chopped parsley for serving
- Beat the eggs with the salt in a mixing bowl until smooth and no spots of egg white remaining.
- Strain the egg mixture through a sieve.
- Add 1 tablespoon of butter into a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Once melt, pour in the egg mixture.
- Constantly scrape the bottom of the pan in a circular motion, using a rubber spatula. Cook for about 1-2 minutes until small curds form.
- Spread the eggs evenly in the pan, and cook until the edges solidify.
- Roll the omelette carefully into a log shape. Make sure the eggs are not overcooked. It’s normal if the egg rolls are not perfectly folded.
- Add more butter to the pan and lift the omelette to let the melted butter run underneath.
- Brush more melted butter on top of the omelette.
- Transfer the omelette onto a plate, seam side facing down. Sprinkle with optional herbs. Serve immediately and enjoy!