TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup cooked chorizo or sausage
  • 2 tablespoons chunky salsa

Nutritional Facts

1 omelet: 588 calories, 48g fat (19g saturated fat), 727mg cholesterol, 1568mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 34g protein.


  1. In a small nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Whisk the eggs, water, salt and pepper. Add egg mixture to skillet (mixture should set immediately at edges).
  2. As eggs set, push cooked edges toward the center, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When the eggs are set, spoon chorizo and salsa on one side; fold other side over filling. Slide omelet onto a plate. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Chorizo Salsa Omelet in Simple & Delicious April/May 2011, p21

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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StephanieinOhio User ID: 6631659 118563
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2012

"Awesome spin on an omelet. I used hot sausage cut out of the casing and fried up with mild salsa and a very tiny bit of cheese. I'm on a low-carb, low sugar and starch diet and this was way better than regular scrambled eggs. I will be making this again for sure!!"

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