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Hearty Ham Omelet Recipe

Hearty Ham Omelet Recipe

I came up with this delicious and filling omelet for my husband and daughters, who think breakfast is the best meal of the day. I love to cook and had the best teacher mom!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped fully cooked ham
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar or process American cheese


  • 1. In a 12-in. nonstick skillet, cook green pepper, ham, onion and mushrooms in butter until tender; remove from skillet and set aside. In a bowl, beat eggs with milk, parsley, salt and pepper. Pour into the skillet; cook over medium heat. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When eggs are set, spoon vegetable mixture over half the omelet. Top with half of the cheese. Fold omelet in half over filling. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover 1-2 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve on a warm platter. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 297 calories, 21g fat (11g saturated fat), 368mg cholesterol, 794mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein.

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mcbryde User ID: 3425478 18107
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2011

"This is the best omelet I hve ever had."

Isolda User ID: 2915263 73792
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2010

"Very impressive looking. I love to watch the expressions on diners' faces when I set this omelet before them. It's as tasty as it looks too."

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