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Cheesy Chive Omelet

 Cheesy Chive Omelet
—Naomi Giddis, Two Buttes, Colorado
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


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


  • In a small bowl, beat eggs and water. Stir in the chives, salt and
  • pepper. In a small skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat; add
  • egg mixture. As eggs set, lift edges, letting the uncooked portion
  • flow underneath.
  • Just before eggs are completely set, sprinkle cheese over half of the
  • omelet; fold in half. Cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for
  • 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 1-2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 213 calories, 17 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 349 mg cholesterol, 385 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 12 g protein.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.