Omelette Ideas

Omelettes (or omelets) are very flexible – you can eat them plain or with anywhere from one to a dozen ingredients. Here are some possible additions and toppings for interesting omelettes. For cooking instructions, see my omelette recipe or scrambled tofu page.

Omelette Additions

  • Bell peppers
  • Cheese, soft (cream, ricotta, blue, feta, goat…)
  • Garlic (raw or sautéed)
  • Herbs (basil, rosemary, chives…)
  • Hot peppers
  • Mushrooms (raw or sautéed)
  • Olives
  • Onions (raw or sautéed)
  • Scallions
  • Spinach

Omelette Toppings

My Favorite Omelettes

Herb and Cheese Omelette

Equivalent of 2 eggs combined with ½ c herbs, topped with cheese, and served with toast, jam, and aïoli or mayonnaise.

Mexican Breakfast Omelette

Equivalent of 2 eggs added to sautéd onion and garlic, served with Spanish rice, refried beans, salsa or diced tomatoes, guacamole, and tortillas.

Vegetable Omelette

Equivalent of 2 eggs cooked with ½ c steamed, diced vegetables (artichoke hearts, asparagus, mushrooms, onions, peppers, spinach, etc.), served with toast, jam, and tomato sauce, fresh tomatoes, aïoli, or mayonnaise.