My Husband's Favorite Omelet Recipe

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My husband asks me to serve this super-easy omelet at least once a week. As you can imagine, during our more than 40 years of marriage, I've made this dish too many times to count!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:1-2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 1-2 servings


  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped celery
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped broccoli
  • 2 tablespoons chopped carrot
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pimientos
  • 3 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 4 thin slices process American cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 397 calories, 29g fat (15g saturated fat), 378mg cholesterol, 1447mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein.


  1. Beat eggs with milk just until combined. Stir in vegetables, bacon, salt and pepper. In a medium skillet, heat butter until it sizzles; turn pan to coat bottom and sides. Add egg mixture; cook over medium heat. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When eggs are set, transfer to a warm platter and top with cheese. Yield: 1-2 servings.
Originally published as My Husband's Favorite Omelet in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p27

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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