How to Make Ham and Cheese Omelette

This easy ham and cheese omelette is the perfect recipe for a simple and tasty breakfast, lunch, dinner or brunch. It only takes 10 minutes!

Ham and Cheese Omelette on a plate

This delicious and traditional omelette or omelet is flavorful, nutritious, and delicious alongside a crusty bread.
To make this recipe you just need basic ingredients like eggs, ham, cheese and some seasonings. You can fry the eggs with a drizzle of olive oil or butter and it only takes 10 minutes to make.
Omelette is a very versatile dish, as you can add just about any veggies, meat, and cheeses that you have on hand. It works well for breakfast, brunches, and even weeknight dinners!
It's an easy and tasty recipes to make for any occasion! Enjoy!

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Ham and Cheese Omelette on a plate

INGREDIENTS FOR HAM AND CHEESE OMELETTE

Here you'll find all the ingredients needed to make this recipe:

  • Eggs - The main ingredient of the recipe. It is important that the eggs are of good quality, eggs with good quality will give more flavor and creaminess to the recipe.
  • Cheese - Cheese slices. You can use any type of cheese according to your preference and taste.
  • Chicken ham - Sliced chicken ham. Just like cheese, you can use any type of ham according to your preference and taste.
  • Salt and pepper - To season the eggs.
  • Fresh parsley - Chopped parsley. Adds a nice fresh flavor and color to the recipe.
  • Olive oil - A drizzle of olive oil to fry the eggs (If you prefer, you can fry the eggs with a tablespoon butter).

Below you’ll find the correct measurement of all ingredients and the step-by-step guide for this recipe.

HOW TO MAKE HAM AND CHEESE OMELETTE

Step 1: On a dish bowl or mixing bowl, beat the whole eggs seasoned with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and beat a little more.

Step 2: Heat the olive oil in a small nonstick skillet. Pour the egg mixture and cook over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes. When the eggs start to cook, place the cheese and ham slices on top and allow the eggs to cook a little more.

Step 3: Using a stainless steel spatula or a rubber spatula, carefully check the edges of the omelette to make sure they release with ease.

Step 4: Flip the omelette with a spatula and fry on both sides until golden.

Step 5: Turn off the heat and serve this recipe for a quick and tasty breakfast.

Ham and Cheese Omelette on a plate

RECIPE TIPS

If you want to store this recipe in the fridge, allow the omelette to cool to room temperature, then place it in an airtight container or wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil.

Do not store the omelette for more than 2 days in the fridge, after this period it will begin to lose texture and quality.

If you want a healthier recipe, fry the eggs with a drizzle of olive oil instead of butter.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I store in the fridge?

Yes, you can store in the fridge for a short period of time. Keep in mind that the texture might change a little bit. The best thing to do is consume the omelette right after cooking.

Can I fry the eggs with butter instead of olive oil?

Yes, you can! Butter adds a rich and creamy flavor. It's a matter of personal taste, we like to fry with both!

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How to Make Ham and Cheese Omelette

Ham and Cheese Omelette on a plate

This easy ham and cheese omelette is the perfect recipe for a simple and tasty breakfast, lunch, dinner or brunch. It only takes 10 minutes!

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    Category:Quick & easy, Recipes, Videos
    Cuisine:
    Difficulty:
    Servings: 2
    Prep Time:5 m
    Cook Time:10 m
    Total Time:15 m

    Ingredients

    • 4 large eggs
    • 3 cheese slices (about 75 grams (2 2/3 ounces))
    • 3 chicken ham slices (about 75 grams (2 2/3 ounces))
    • Salt (to taste)
    • Pepper (to taste)
    • Parsley (to taste)
    • A drizzle of olive oil

    Directions

    1. On a dish bowl or mixing bowl, beat the whole eggs seasoned with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and beat a little more.
    2. Heat the olive oil in a small nonstick skillet. Pour the egg mixture and cook over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes. When the eggs start to cook, place the cheese and ham slices on top and allow the eggs to cook a little more.
    3. Using a stainless steel spatula or a rubber spatula, carefully check the edges of the omelette to make sure they release with ease.
    4. Flip the omelette with a spatula and fry on both sides until golden.
    5. Turn off the heat and serve.
    How to Make Ham and Cheese Omelette
    Nutrition facts
    Serves 2
    Per Serving:
    % DAILY VALUE
    Calories 379
    Total Fat 29 g(37%)
    Saturated Fat 12.5 g(62%)
    Cholesterol 388 mg(129%)
    Sodium 923 mg(40%)
    Total Carbohydrate 2.5 g(1%)
    Protein 26.5 g
     

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