Cheesy Chive Omelet Recipe
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Cheesy Chive Omelet Recipe

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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1/2 omelet equals 216 calories, 18 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 309 mg cholesterol, 392 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 13 g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk eggs, water, salt and pepper. Stir in chives.
  2. In a small nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Pour in egg mixture. Mixture should set immediately at edges. As eggs set, push cooked portions toward the center, letting uncooked eggs flow underneath.
  3. When eggs are thickened and no liquid egg remains, sprinkle cheese on one side; fold omelet in half. Cut omelet in half; slide onto plates. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Chive Omelet in Birds & Blooms June/July 2001, p51

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Oct. 25, 2014

"Simple and tasty!"

Reviewed Dec. 23, 2012

"very easy my 13 year old daughter made this for me and It was excellent"

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