Classic Broccoli & Cheese Omelet

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  • Ingredients
    2 EGGS
    2 tbsp. water
    1/3 cup cooked broccoli florets
    2 tbsp. finely shredded Cheddar cheese
    salt and pepper, OPTIONAL

    Yields: 1 serving

  • Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    Calories: 209

    Total Fat: 15 g
    Saturated fat: 6 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 2 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 5 g

    Cholesterol: 387 mg
    Sodium: 237 mg
    Carbohydrates: 2 g
    Dietary Fiber: 1 g
    Protein: 17 g
    Vitamin A: 1391.5 IU
    Vitamin D: 85.4 IU
    Folate: 66.4 mcg
    Calcium: 170.1 mg
    Iron: 2.1 mg
    Choline: 296.1 mg


  1. BEAT eggs and water in small bowl until blended.

  2. COAT 6 to 8-inch nonstick omelet pan or skillet with cooking spray. HEAT over medium-high heat until hot. POUR IN egg mixture. Mixture should set immediately at edges.

  3. GENTLY PUSH cooked portions from edges toward the center with inverted turner so that uncooked eggs can reach the hot pan surface. CONTINUE cooking, tilting pan and gently moving cooked portions as needed.

  4. When top surface of eggs is thickened and no visible liquid egg remains, PLACE broccoli and cheese on one side of the omelet. FOLD omelet in half with turner. With a quick flip of the wrist, turn pan and INVERT or SLIDE omelet onto plate. SEASON with salt and pepper, if desired.

Insider Info

The classic combo of broccoli & cheese come together in this simple omelet – perfect for a light lunch or quick dinner!

Serve with fruit salad – blueberries, cut up oranges & strawberries.

Prepare filling first. Omelets cook so quickly, any fillings should be ready to go before starting the eggs. Raw foods should be cooked. Refrigerated foods should be heated.

Invent your own fillings. Try adding some diced ham or crisp bacon. Or a combination of broccoli, Brie and toasted almonds. Or a mix of corn, salsa, chorizo and jalapeño cheese.

For more servings: Multiply the ingredients by the number of servings you need. Use 1/2 of the egg mixture for each omelet.