Plantain Omelet

Susie D.


Breakfast is a fun way to experiment with new flavors and new ingredients. This also would be ideal for a light dinner. This omelet utilizes firm plantains much like a potato.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1
    yellow plantain
  • 5
  • 2 Tbsp
    green onion, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, minced and divided
  • 1/4 c
    ham, small diced
  • 1/2 c
    grated mozzarella cheese
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 c
    oil for frying

How to Make Plantain Omelet


  1. Heat small non stick skillet and fry the thin slices of plantains on both sides. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Beat the eggs until fluffy and golden. Stir in the green onions, 1 T of the cilantro, salt and pepper.
  3. Lightly grease the nonstick pan. Add three tablespoons of the egg mix and swirl to coat the surface. Place some of the fried plantain on the eggs then sprinkle with half of the ham and cheese. Repeat layers in the same order.
  4. Cover and cook over medium heat until set. Approx 10-12 minutes. Turn the omelet in the pan. Cover and cook 2-4 minutes until second side is set. Remove from heat.
  5. Garnish with reserved 1 T of cilantro. Cut into wedges and serve!

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About Plantain Omelet

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Latin American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #omelet #plantain

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