Cream Cheese & Chive Omelet Recipe
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Cream Cheese & Chive Omelet Recipe

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The first bite of creamy filling lets you know this isn’t any old omelet. Make it once, and we suspect you’ll be fixing it often. —Anne Troise, Manalapan, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • Salsa

Nutritional Facts

1/2 omelet (calculated without salsa) equals 305 calories, 27 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 455 mg cholesterol, 374 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 15 g protein.


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Whisk the eggs, chives, 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, sprinkle cream cheese on one side; fold other side over filling. Slide omelet onto a plate; cut in half. Serve with salsa. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Cream Cheese & Chive Omelet in Simple & Delicious February/March 2012, p37

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Sep. 26, 2015

"Wow, really good! I had jalapeno cheddar cream cheese on hand so used that. Wonderful!"

Reviewed Apr. 15, 2015

"Good taste, easy to prepare."

Reviewed Mar. 27, 2015

"Simple, easy and taste great as is, but also a great base to add other ingredients, especially vegetables - broccoli, spinach, mushrooms, . This is a summertime staple, quick, easy supper for busy summertime weeknights."

Reviewed Oct. 29, 2014

"SO good! As one other reviewer said, I added spinach. With or without, this is a regular now!"

Reviewed Jul. 27, 2014

"I love this and so did my daughter! great for brunch!"

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