Hearty Potato Omelet Recipe

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I put this together years ago when me kids were small. It was delicious, economical and nutritious. Now they make it for their own families.—Elsie Norton, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strip, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 frozen Tater Tots, thawed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 403 calories, 32g fat (13g saturated fat), 463mg cholesterol, 545mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 20g protein.


  1. In an 8-in. nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Add Tater Tots and break apart with a spatula.
  2. In a small bowl, beat eggs and water; add to skillet. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When eggs are set, spoon cheese over one side; fold omelet over filling. Cover and let stand for 1-1/2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Invert omelet onto a plate to serve. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Hearty Potato Omelet in Country Woman March/April 2003, p35

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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GabbyJayne User ID: 633556 88192
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2013

"So easy, so tasty! Used to make this for my kids years ago. You can use a microwaved or baked potato in place of tater tots and sliced ham for bacon. Needs a picture to inspire people to try's great!"

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