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Jack Cheese Oven Omelet Recipe
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Jack Cheese Oven Omelet Recipe

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Although it's easy, the omelet looks like you fussed. Sometimes I toss in mushrooms and cheddar cheese for a different flavor. —Laurel Roberts, Vancouver, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 8 bacon strips, diced
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 2-1/2 cups (10 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 352 calories, 26 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 338 mg cholesterol, 619 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. Set bacon aside. Saute onions in drippings until tender; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add milk, seasoned salt, 2 cups cheese, bacon and sauteed onions. Transfer to a greased shallow 2-qt. baking dish.
  3. Bake, uncovered, 35-40 minutes or until set. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
    Freeze option: Freeze unbaked omelet until firm; cover with foil. To use, remove from freezer 30 minutes before baking (do not thaw). Preheat oven to 350°. Bake as directed, increasing time as necessary for a knife inserted near the center to come out clean. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese.
    Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Jack Cheese Oven Omelet in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1999, p13

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 352 calories, 26 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 338 mg cholesterol, 619 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Dec. 3, 2013

"I make this for the office crew almost every Friday...they love it! And it doesn't take long to prepare. I use veggies instead of bacon as we have a couple of vegetarians in the group. Also, have used egg beaters which came out fine as well!"

Reviewed Aug. 18, 2013

"I made a variation of this dish. I actually used sausage rather than bacon, and white onions rather than green. I think this is a great little dish. I will use it again and add other veggies to it as well."

Reviewed May. 29, 2011

"Really good and easy. Made a half portion for husband and self and used 1/2 monterey jack and 1/2 pepper jack cheeses for a little kick. Reheats well. A keeper."

Reviewed Apr. 4, 2009

"This is so so delicious."

Reviewed Apr. 1, 2009

"Re: Jack Cheese Omelets.

I, par boil a few potatoes then slice them when they are cool and lay in the bottom of the pan/dish after which I put in the rest of the ingredients as you do and prepare them the same way. I, add Mexican green peppers from a the can and I sometimes substitute Mozzarella Cheese for the cheese. After baking and ready serve I heat up some Salsa for those who like it on top. Always a favorite with family and friends.
Sally O. Arizona"

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