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Daddy's Omelet Recipe
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Daddy's Omelet Recipe

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"Omelets are one of my husband's specialties," relates Glenn Powell of Havana, Florida. "His fast-to-fix filling of fresh-tasting vegetables and cheese adds a one-of-a-kind taste the whole family enjoys."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1/4 cup each diced green pepper, onion and mushrooms
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In an 8-in. skillet, saute green pepper, onion and mushrooms in butter until tender. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, beat eggs, salt and pepper. Pour into the skillet. Cook over medium heat; as eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When the eggs are set, spoon vegetables and cheese over one side; fold omelet over filling. Cover and let stand for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Daddy's Omelet in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p12

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Reviewed Nov. 9, 2014

"I really liked all of the flavors that melded together in this omelet. I added a little extra cheese, just because I'm a cheese-aholic. I will be making these again!"

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