Feta and Fresh Basil Omelet

Kathie Carr


I love fresh basil! This omelet is special because the filling is so fresh and crisp.

I really don't know the nuitrition values here but its not drenched in butter and seems to be pretty healthy to me.


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5 Min
5 Min


  • 4 large
    eggs, separated
  • 1/2 c
    fresh basil leaves, torn up into small pieces
  • 1/2
    thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • ·
    salt and freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Feta and Fresh Basil Omelet


  1. Preheat broiler.

    Whisk egg yolks in a medium bowl. In a separate bowl beat whites until soft peaks form. Fold whites into yolks.

    Pour olive oil into a hot oven proof skillet and roll pan to cover bottom with the oil. Pour eggs into skillet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

    Place skillet under broiler to cook eggs 2-3 minutes more. They should be golden and set, not runny.
  2. Slide omelet out of skillet. Top with cheese, basil, and onion. Fold over omelet and serve.

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About Feta and Fresh Basil Omelet

Course/Dish: Eggs
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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