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Breakfast Omelette Recipe

Nov 7, 2023   •   
Breakfast Omelette Recipe

The Breakfast Omelette: Your Go-To Morning Hero

We all understand the importance of a wholesome breakfast to kickstart our day, but as busy Mums, finding the time to prepare a nutritious morning meal can be challenging. Whether you’re rushing to get the kids ready for school or stuck on the couch feeding bubs, a hearty breakfast might seem like a distant dream. That’s where the breakfast omelette recipe comes to the rescue, making it a favourite for busy families everywhere.

Why Choose a Breakfast Omelette?

The beauty of this recipe lies in its simplicity and adaptability. Simply start with an egg as your base and then let your creativity run wild by adding whatever ingredients you have in your kitchen. The possibilities are endless, and it’s a great way to sneak in some extra veges. I love adding spinach, mushroom, tomato, grated carrot, leek or onion, grated zucchini, cheese and some ham or salami for extra protein.

Here are three reasons why this recipe is your morning hero:

  • Versatility at Its Best: The breakfast omelette is incredibly versatile. It’s quick to prepare and can be customized to suit everyone’s taste. Serve it with a side of whole-grain toast, and you’ve got a complete meal that feels like a restaurant-worthy breakfast right at home.
  • Batch Cooking Made Easy: You can easily whip up a batch of omelettes to streamline your morning routine. Prepare the fillings in advance, and when you’re ready for breakfast, simply add the eggs to your favourite ingredients, and cook. Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for a day or two, and they’re excellent for those mornings when you’re truly crunched for time.
  • Cost-Effective and Nutrient-Rich: By using ingredients that are in season or even leftovers from last night’s dinner, you can create a breakfast that’s both budget-friendly and nutritious. Incorporate seasonal vegetables, herbs, and spices to add flavour and nutrients without breaking the bank. Plus, eggs are a fantastic source of protein helping to curb your cravings later in the day.

The Breakfast Omelette Recipe

Serves: 4
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins

What you will need:

2 Tbsp butter
2 eggs
1 ½ cups of veges
Salt & pepper to taste

What you need to do:

Crack 2 eggs into small bowl

Add 1 ½ cups of veges

Mix eggs and veges until combined.

In a large frypan, melt butter over medium heat.

Add egg and vege mix to pan and cook for a few minutes each side (until all egg is cooked through).

Add salt & pepper to taste.

Divide up and serve on its own or with a piece of toast.

The breakfast omelette is not just a time-saver; it’s a delicious way to ensure a nutritious start to your day. Experiment with different fillings, explore new flavors, and enjoy the convenience of a homemade breakfast that keeps both your taste buds and your schedule satisfied. So, get cracking and start your day with a delectable breakfast omelette!

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Vegetable amounts are just a guide. If omelette is too thick once blended, add an additional egg or a dash of milk for perfect consistency.

Caren Van Gastel runs Empower Me Fitness & Consulting in Dunedin, South Island . Learn more about Caren and Book your Trial today.

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