Cheese Omelet

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Cheese Omelet

Cheese Omelet
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: DCC
Food Groups: Dairy, Protein
Main Ingredient: Egg & Cheese
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium
Origin: American
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Kids Can Help Make It

Wake up to a quick omelet that is easy to make.


2 Tbsp Light butter
2 eggs
1 cup of egg beaters
6 Tbsp non fat milk
1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, grated


Melt butter in skillet over medium heat. Lightly beat eggs, milk, salt and pepper and add egg beaters. Pour egg mixture in pan. As eggs cook, lift edges of omelet and let uncooked egg run underneath to cook. When just about set, sprinkle cheese on half of omelet, fold other half over and serve.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 163
Total Fat: 11 g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 260 mg
Carbohydrates: 3 g
Protein: 14 g
Fiber: 0 g
Vitamin A: 721 IU
Vitamin C: 0 mg
Calcium: 167 mg
Iron: 1.7 mg

Cook's Notes:

Breakfast for dinner is a hurried cook's best friend. Add bits of ham, cooked bacon or green onions to the cheese for variety.

Hashbrowns or toast with butter and jam are classic accompaniments. To round out a dinner menu, add quartered oranges or other fruit.