Omelet Recipes

Whether you spell it omelet or omelette, be sure to equip your homemade breakfast buffet with a variety of these delicious recipes. Choose from classic styles like French, Spanish, or Mediterranean and build off of staple fillings like spinach, cheese, or ham to create your own eggy delights!

Staff Picks

Egg White Omelet

Rating: 3.28 stars
This egg white omelet is an easy and healthy way to kick-start your day.

Egg-White Omelet with Spinach and Cottage Cheese

This yolkless omelet packed with spinach and low-fat cottage cheese is a healthy start to the day.

Classic Omelet with Spinach-Basil Pesto

If things don't turn out exactly as planned when cooking an omelet, don't fret. Broken omelets make great scrambled eggs.

Denver Omelet Cups

Rating: 3.88 stars
In place of ham steak, you can use crumbled sausage or diced turkey breast.

Bacon and Cheddar Omelet

You can make fluffy omelets in less time (and with much less effort) than you may think. This brunch-worthy version has a bacon-and-cheddar-cheese filling.

The French Omelet

An omelet cooks in a matter of seconds, so have your ingredients ready to go. Tarragon, chives, parsley, and chervil make up the classic quartet known as fines herbes.

Southwestern Omelet

Rating: 2.87 stars
You can make fluffy omelets in less time (and with much less effort) than you may think. This Southwestern-inspired version has a filling of pepper Jack cheese, salsa, and fresh cilantro.

Classic Cheese Omelet

For breakfast or for dinner, there's nothing like a simple cheese omelet. This American diner style-omelet recipe is quick and easy to make and very satisfying.

Perfect Omelets

Rating: 3.45 stars
An omelet, especially one with lots of veggies and lean meat, is a satisfying solution for time-strapped nights -- particularly when you're only cooking for one or two. Complete the meal with a green salad and buttered whole-grain toast.

Mushroom-and-Microgreen Omelet

Rating: Unrated
After a plant sprouts and grows two leaves, it's called a microgreen. Microgreens have a very fresh flavor and make a great alternative to spinach in an omelet.

Egg-White Omelet with Goat Cheese

Rating: 3.88 stars
For a healthy start to your day, try this easy egg-white omelet.

Mushroom, Parmesan, and Watercress Omelet

This omelet with cremini mushrooms, watercress, and Parmigiano-Reggiano feels like it comes from a rustic cottage kitchen. It's simple, delicious and can be enjoyed for breakfast, brunch or dinner.

Inspiration and Ideas

Avocado, Salsa, and Cilantro Omelet

Instead of using cheese, this huevos rancheros-inspired omelet is stuffed with creamy avocado, a spoonful of salsa, and plenty of cilantro.

Mexican Potato Omelet

Rating: Unrated
This Mexican-style take on a frittata makes a perfect item for brunch or a great light lunch on its own. Serve it hot or at room temperature.

Morel And Scallion Omelet

Fresh morels are available only in the spring; use dried ones, and you can enjoy their nutty flavor any day of the year. Here, they make a simple scallion omelet something special. By using three parts egg whites to yolks, you cut back on cholesterol and saturated fat.