We love omelette recipes because there is so much you can do with omelets.
Because eggs are low in saturated fat, omelets are a great option for people who are trying to live a healthy lifestyle. Eggs bring in lots of nutrition, and they’re a whole protein, so a good omelet can help you power through your day. Add fresh veggies for a full meal.
You can go plain and simple with classic French omelet recipes or a savory masala omelette, or you can load your omelets up with goodies in the American style.
Omelettes are the perfect meal for any time of day, providing a delicious and nutritious option that can satisfy your taste buds while being easily customizable to fit your preferences. With endless combinations of ingredients available, there’s always a new and exciting recipe to try. In this article, we’ll explore some delightful omelette recipes that cater to a wide variety of tastes and dietary needs.
As you venture into the world of omelette recipes, it’s important to master a few key techniques that will ensure your omelettes are fluffy, delicate, and cooked to perfection. From selecting fresh, high-quality ingredients to getting the right equipment and mastering the flip, we’ll guide you through each step of the process so that you can confidently create restaurant-worthy omelettes at home.
We’ll introduce you to a variety of tempting recipes that ratchet up the flavor, texture, and presentation of your omelettes. Whether you prefer classic combinations or crave something more adventurous, these recipes will inspire you to elevate your omelette game and explore new culinary possibilities while enjoying this beloved meal staple.
In terms of nutrition facts, an omelet is super healthy thanks to all of the protein in the eggs, which are low in saturated fat.
However, when you load your omelet up with veggies, you have a fully balanced meal that you can enjoy for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner.
Are you ready for some amazing breakfast and brunch ideas? Let’s dive in.
If you want to make the same type of omelette that Julia Child made (something like a French omelet), this classic omelette using a French spatula and skillet technique is for you.
To make this French omelette, you need eggs, sea salt, black pepper, water, butter, cheddar cheese, and parmesan cheese.
Mediterranean flavors are exceptional, and this loaded omelet brings a lot of delicious flavor.
For this omelet, you need roasted red pepper, diced tomato, feta cheese, sliced kalamata olives, baby spinach, and olive oil.
Omelets and mushrooms were born to be together, and we love a simple mushroom and cheese omelet.
This recipe is similar to a French omelet and calls for cheddar cheese, baby spinach, butter, and black pepper. Feel free to serve it with a salad as shown for a full meal.
There are times when you want a simple omelet that satisfies you, and that’s where an easy cheese omelet comes in.
You can use egg whites or whole eggs to make this easy omelet. Other ingredients are diced green onions (scallions), fresh parsley, cheddar cheese, and butter.
When you pair a delicious egg mixture with some taste flavor-filled ingredients, you will have an omelet that’s fit for a king (or queen).
This omelet is made with eggs (or egg whites), garlic, mushrooms, olive oil, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, heavy cream (or half and half), hemp hearts, butter, and feta cheese.
We love goat cheese, and when you combine goat cheese, diced avocado, spinach, and mushrooms, you know you have an omelet that is going to be spectacular.
When cooking this omelet, be sure to make sure your eggs (or egg whites) are nicely done before tossing the veggies on top of the eggs.
For a classic Denver omelet, you need some diced ham and melty cheddar cheese with your egg mixture.
Other ingredients in this beloved classic omelet are onion, butter, milk, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, sea salt, and black pepper.
Serve your Denver omelet with a side of fruit and garnish with chopped chives.
With eggs, you can create a masterpiece of a dish and omelets are exactly that.
For this fluffy omelet, you need white cheddar cheese, feta cheese, fresh broccoli, red onion, fresh dill, and chives.
Be sure to use a nonstick skillet and silicone spatula to get your eggs nicely cooked.
When you want a more sophisticated flavor, try this elegant omelet that’s made with eggs, butter, Boursin cheese, prosciutto, avocado, wild arugula, black pepper, and parmesan cheese.
To make the perfect omelet, be sure you use a good-quality nonstick skillet and a rubber or silicone spatula.
If you love a Philly cheesesteak sandwich, this delicious omelet filled with steak and cheese is going to be right up your alley.
To make this hearty omelet, you need eggs, olive oil, onion, bell pepper, sliced mushrooms, kosher salt (or sea salt), black pepper, sirloin steak, milk, provolone cheese, and butter.
Brie cheese is famous for being fabulously melty, and when you add brie to an omelet, you know you have a masterpiece.
This brie omelet is also full of crispy bacon, so it’s super special. Use eggs or egg whites to make this easy omelet. It’s nearly as easy as a scrambled egg.
If you like a crispy egg, this Indian tomato omelet is sure to please you.
This tomato omelet is made with garam masala, coriander, turmeric, red chilli powder, asafoetida, black salt, olive oil, onion, ginger, and flour.
Enjoy this omelet at any meal of the day.
Sometimes you want the type of omelet you enjoy at your favorite friendly diner.
A good diner omelet is loaded with ham and cheddar cheese.
Other ingredients in this diner omelet include black pepper, dry mustard powder, parsley leaves, and butter.
We can’t do a list of the best omelettes and not include an omelet made with eggs (or egg whites) and smoked salmon.
Other ingredients in this exotic omelet are red onions, capers, milk, fresh dill, and cream cheese.
15. Shrimp Omelette
Who can resist shrimp? We love the idea of using shrimp in an omelet.
The ingredients in this Chinese shrimp omelet are eggs (or egg whites), shrimp, scallions (green onions), sesame oil, soy sauce, and canola oil.
To make a classic French omelette, it’s all about technique and simple ingredients.
For American omelets, it’s OK if they get a little brown. However, you have to be skilled with a spatula and a skillet to get the perfect French omelette.
Also, for a French omelette, the only ingredients you use are eggs, butter, sea salt, black pepper, and cheese.
Did you ever think of using lobster to make an omelet? If not, it’s time to try something new.
This omelet can be made with both egg whites and whole eggs, and you can even bake it in the oven in a heavy skillet.
Some folks like their hash browns on the side, but for this omelette recipe, you actually cook the hash browns right along with the egg mixture.
Other ingredients are your choice of shredded cheese (try American cheese for the ultimate meltiness), milk, and whatever type of toppings you like.
You can reheat leftovers in your air fryer.
19. Spanish Omelette
Also known as a tortilla Espanola, a Spanish omelette recipe is made with uncooked egg and potatoes.
This unique omelet can be served either hot or cold, and you can have it for any meal.
We like to use Yukon gold potatoes for a Spanish omelet, and other ingredients are beaten egg, sea salt, onion, and olive oil.
20. Chicken Omelette
If you have some leftover chicken, why not use it to make this protein-packed omelet?
You can use leftover rotisserie chicken or make some chicken in your Instant Pot or slow cooker.
Other ingredients are cheddar cheese, cherry tomatoes, portobello mushrooms, asparagus, and black pepper.
Did you know that you can bake an omelet in a heavy skillet in your oven? This makes brunch or breakfast easier than ever.
This meaty omelet is made with diced Canadian bacon, breakfast sausage, milk, cheddar cheese, a can of Rotel tomatoes, and diced bell pepper.
If you’re looking for a vegetarian breakfast (and you eat eggs), you’ll love this veggie omelet.
Load up your omelet with whatever veggies you like. Consider cherry tomatoes cut into halves, mushrooms, onions, spinach, chopped bell pepper, asparagus, fresh herbs, and more.
Whoever had the idea to put fresh corn in an omelet deserves an award because this omelet is delicious!
You can use fresh corn, canned corn (drained), or thawed frozen corn to make this omelet.
Serve this unique omelet with some salsa to bring out all of the homegrown flavors.
Do you love Greek feta cheese? How about when you pair this delicious and creamy cheese with spinach?
Well, you can enjoy both in this amazing omelet. Other ingredients include nutmeg, butter for frying in your skillet with your spatula, milk, eggs, salt, and black pepper.
We love Mexican cuisine and Tex-Mex flavors, so this omelet hits the spot with us.
In this omelet, you’ll find cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, avocado, cotija cheese, cilantro, chopped jalapeno peppers, and heavy cream. We’re ready for this!
In recent years, kale has emerged as a superfood and we’re here for it. Anytime we can use kale in a recipe, it’s going to be a good meal.
This omelet is super easy to make, and all you need are eggs (or egg whites), garlic cloves, olive oil, sea salt, butter, and parmesan cheese.
Some of us like a little spiciness in our food, and that includes hot peppers such as jalapeno peppers.
This spicy omelet is made with eggs (or egg whites), chopped peppers, onion, shredded cheddar cheese, canned chili (or homemade chili), and sour cream.
28. Greek Omelette
We love Greek food, and when you bring your favorite classic Greek ingredients into an omelet, you have a dish that is unique and excellent.
For this recipe, you need pitted kalamata olives, oregano, feta cheese, chopped tomato, onion, black pepper, and your egg mixture.
Are you wondering about the different types of omelets, omelette ideas, and how to make a delicious breakfast omelette and other omelets recipes? In the video below, you can see how to make three different omelette recipes.
Our 30+ BEST Omelette Recipes (+Simple Cheese Omelette)
- 1 Tbsp. butter
- 2 beaten eggs
- 1 Tbsp. parsley
- 2 Tbsp. shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 Tbsp. diced green onions
- Melt the butter over low heat.
- Add the eggs and cook, no stirring.
- When the edges start to set, use the spatula to let the uncooked egg go underneath.
- Add other ingredients to the center.
Use in or with your favorite recipe.