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loaded omelet

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Patricia Bentzen

My whole family loves this omelet recipe. It is easy to substitute everyone's preferred meat, cheese or vegetables to complete the meal. This is one of the few meals that I can get my kids to eat veggies! :-)

★★★★★ 1
serves 1 (or 2 if you're willing to share)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For loaded omelet

  • 3
    large eggs
  • 1/2 c
    half and half or heavy whipping cream
  • 1 c
    diced ham
  • 1 c
    diced turkey
  • 1/2 c
    cheese of choice (i used italian blend: mozzerella, asiago, parmesean and romano)
  • veggies as desired (i used scallions, finely chopped and beaten into the egg mix)
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, butter or margarine (can also use pam or another cooking spray)

How To Make loaded omelet

  • 1
    Beat together eggs, scallions and half and half until frothy and completely blended
  • 2
    Prepare frying pan with olive oil, butter, margarine or cooking spray over medium-high heat
  • 3
    Pour egg mixture into pan (use spatula to lift edges as it cooks to prevent sticking).
  • 4
    Add 3/4 ham, turkey and cheese to half of pan. Set aside remainder for topping. This is also time to add any desired veggies
  • 5
    Gently fold remaining half over ingredients and allow cheese to melt (approximately 3 minutes).
  • 6
    Slide omelet onto plate and top with remaining ham/turkey/cheese. Season as desired with salt/pepper or other seasoning. Serve hot.

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