Western Omelet

Ingredients

1 tablespoon water

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

4 large eggs $

1 tablespoon olive oil, divided

1/2 cup (1-inch) slices onion 

1/3 cup (1-inch) slices red bell pepper 

1/3 cup (1-inch) slices green bell pepper

1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

2 ounces chopped 33%-less-sodium ham

1 ounce shredded Swiss cheese (about 1/4 cup), divided

  • PREP 5 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 15 mins

Directions

1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.

2. Heat an 8-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Stir in onion, bell peppers, thyme, and ham; sauté 4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove vegetable mixture from pan; set aside. Clean pan.

3. Return pan to medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add half of egg mixture to pan, tilting pan to spread evenly; cook 1 minute or until edges begin to set. Lift edge of omelet with a rubber spatula, tilting pan to roll uncooked egg mixture onto bottom of pan. Repeat procedure on opposite edge of omelet. Cook 1 minute or until center is just set. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese evenly over omelet. Sprinkle half of vegetable mixture over cheese. Run spatula around edges and under omelet to loosen it from pan; fold in half. Slide omelet onto a plate. Repeat procedure with remaining oil, egg mixture, cheese, and vegetable mixture.

 

 

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