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Ham and Swiss Omelet Recipe

Ham and Swiss Omelet Recipe

This easy omelet will be a snap to fix for breakfast or dinner. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:1 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese


  • 1. In a small nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Whisk the eggs, water, salt and pepper. Add egg mixture to skillet (mixture should set immediately at edges).
  • 2. As eggs set, push cooked edges toward the center, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When the eggs are set, place ham on one side and sprinkle with cheese; fold other side over filling. Slide omelet onto a plate. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 omelet: 530 calories, 40g fat (19g saturated fat), 726mg cholesterol, 1551mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 39g protein.

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Queenlalisa User ID: 15400 252510
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2016

"I had never made an omelette with Swiss before. It was really good. I use water in place of milk often. It makes them fluffy."

vieux User ID: 4712790 184604
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2012

"Give credit to those that try. I cook professionally and this omelet is a great way to start for those that are learning. "

Travlnman02 User ID: 5805527 123883
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2012

"I made the omelet exactly like the recipe calls for just a few minutes ago. It is easy and simple. However I like more in an omelet than this one calls for and I personally prefer Milk instead of water mixed in with the egg. I suppose everyone likes something different or we would be dull people. I like Sliced Mushrooms and Green onions diced and sauteed in butter then set aside while I make the omelet. In a small amount of butter I cook the egg on both sides then add back the sliced mushooms and onion, the ham, and cheese flip one side of he egg over and heat through on a low heat then remove to the plate. Once in awhile I even enjoy fresh diced garden tomatoes or Plum tomatoes halved for the flavor. But that is more complicated than this cook intended. Again personal choices. If I'm making omelets for the family I have an assortment of ingredients and let each person select what they want."

GwenandDirk User ID: 6137089 193616
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2012

"I appreciate that Taste of Home has simply recipes for beginner cooks. A simply recipe for an omelet will give everyone confidence to try."

KPater User ID: 2923662 179383
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2012

"My thoughts exactly!"

N_Cole User ID: 5599523 117730
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2012

"I'm a beginner cook and have never made an omelet before so this helped out quite a bit on technique. Lots of different takes on the omelet"

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