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Cheesy Chive Omelet

 Cheesy Chive Omelet
—Naomi Giddis, Two Buttes, Colorado
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 3 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


  • In a small bowl, whisk eggs, water, salt and pepper. Stir in chives.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.