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: 3.5 stars 82
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.

Family-Style Rolled Omelet with Spinach and Cheddar

Rating: 3 stars 235
You don't have to stand over the stove and make individual omelets with this recipe. Round out the meal with bread and a simple cherry-tomato salad.

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.

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.

Southwestern Omelet

Rating: 3 stars 38
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.

The French Omelet

Rating: 3 stars 27
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.

French Omelet with Fresh Herbs

Rating: 3 stars 19
To ensure your omelets turn out just right, use a nonstick skillet to make the job easier.

Denver Omelet Cups

Rating: 4 stars 41
In place of ham steak, you can use crumbled sausage or diced turkey breast.

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.

Perfect Omelets

Rating: 3.5 stars 22
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.

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 52
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.
Mushroom-and-Microgreen Omelet

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.