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Oven Denver Omelet Recipe
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Oven Denver Omelet Recipe

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I like omelets but don't always have time to stand by the stove. That's why I favor this oven-baked variety that I can quickly pop into the oven at a moment's notice. My family frequently requests this for Sunday brunch. They always empty the dish.—Ellen Bower, Taneytown, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 eggs
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup finely chopped fully cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 235 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 326 mg cholesterol, 506 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 17 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk eggs and cream. Stir in the cheese, ham, green pepper and onion. Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking dish.
  2. Bake at 400° for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Oven Denver Omelet in Taste of Home October/November 1998, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 235 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 326 mg cholesterol, 506 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 17 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

Reviews for Oven Denver Omelet

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Reviewed Mar. 1, 2015

"was half and half cream"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2015

"This was really good! I doubled the recipe for a 9x13 pan and it only took about 10 more minutes to cook. I think I'll just use milk next time as the half and half seemed to add a slightly sweet flavor for some strange reason. Maybe that was just the half and half I used."

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Reviewed Feb. 12, 2015

"I always use fat free half and half and cheese. Always comes out great."

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Reviewed Feb. 9, 2015

"My adult kids really enjoyed this recipe for brunch. It did take about 35 minutes to bake in my oven. . . was not close to done at 20 minutes. The other thing I would recommend is to GENEROUSLY grease your pan before putting in the egg mixture. Mine stuck some despite pre-greasing. Good recipe, though, and I will make again. Thanks."

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2015

"Delicious & quick! Doubled the recipe for a 9x13 pan to feed our whole family. Used half 2% milk & half "half & half." Had no leftovers. Served with the orange smoothies that this recipe was coupled with in the original issue of TOH in 1998. Both are "keepers" for our family!"

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