Not everyone is a fan of breakfast, and that’s okay. However, it would be best if you weren’t skipping on it as it is the day’s most important meal. A breakfast omelet is a great way to start your day if you don’t know what to prepare for your first meal. And if you think that omelet recipes can’t be interesting, you are wrong.
The days of avoiding breakfast are over as we’ve made a list of the best omelet recipes that will make you crave them more. We’ve gathered various recipes for different types of omelets, and we know you’ll love them all.
Sometimes all egg dishes seem the same and look alike. And that’s why we’re first going to talk about what an omelet is.
An omelet also spelled as “omelette,” is a dish made out of beaten eggs fried in oil or butter. It can be plain, or you can use many different omelet filings to enrich the meal. There are different types of omelets, but unlike scrambled eggs, they are always fried without stirring. Many omelet recipes contain milk, water, or cream, making the final dish creamier.
This recipe is known as a French dish, but it is believed that it originated in Persia. And today, a breakfast omelet is a staple food in many houses worldwide.
Today, we recognize four different types of omelets, depending on the preparation style: the French-style, American-style, Souffle, and Frittata.
A breakfast omelet doesn’t have to be plain and boring, and you can make it as exciting as you want. We’ve made a list of diverse types of omelets, and we encourage you to try them all. But you should also get your creative juices going and come up with your omelet filings.
We have to start this omelet journey with a classic French recipe. You just need eggs, salt, freshly ground pepper, and nothing else. The eggs are cooked over medium heat on a non-stick skillet. You get a fluffy and creamy inside without any omelet filings. We guarantee you’ll fall in love once you try this simple yet tasty recipe.
This is one of our favorite omelet recipes as it’s super simple yet tasty. You’ll want to beat your eggs with a bit of milk and fry them. You’ll add olives and feta cheese and fold the omelet at the end. Serve it with a side of tzatziki salad, and you’re in for a treat.
Have you ever tried this egg dish with broccoli? If you haven’t, now is the time. Make the eggs the way you like them and add broccoli to them. And don’t forget to add some garlic and Parmesan cheese. It’s a great way to use your leftover broccoli from the night before.
The classic omelet fillings are ham and cheese, and there’s no need to add anything else when you are making eggs with them. Use your favorite pairing ham and the cheese and enjoy this simple yet filling breakfast. It’s best enjoyed with a nice piece of toasted sourdough bread.
An easy twist on a classic French recipe is adding chopped chives to your breakfast omelet. There’s no need for other omelet fillings, but you’ll want to season the eggs with salt and freshly ground pepper.
Sometimes the best omelet idea is to make it with many veggies. You can add anything you like, but we recommend bell peppers, spring onions, baby spinach, and zucchini. Or add whatever leftover veggies you have in the fridge. It’s also an excellent way to incorporate vegetables in your kid’s meal if they have trouble eating them.
A combination of mushrooms and eggs is superb, especially in an omelet recipe. Portobelo or cremini mushrooms are great for this dish, and you’ll want to fry them before you add them to the eggs. To elevate the whole dish, prepare your mushrooms with soy sauce and a sprinkle of liquid smoke.
Is there a better combination than eggs and bacon? It’s a staple breakfast combination in many cuisines all around the world. For a delightful dish, you’ll want to fry bacon bits until they are crispy and add them to the omelet before folding it in half. That way, you’ll enjoy the creamy texture of eggs while getting crispy bacon in every bite.
One of our favorite omelet ideas is this one, where you make it into a roll. The best way to get tasty eggs is to beat them with cream while adding the chives, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to the mix. Fry the eggs, spread your favorite cream cheese, and roll the omelet in the end. It can serve as a great appetizer if you cut it in small bites.
This omelet recipe will introduce you to a rhapsody of taste, so don’t hesitate to try it. Any dish with a Mediterranean twist is a good dish. Beat the eggs with milk, salt, pepper, and add dried oregano and basil. For the omelet fillings, you’ll want to use olives, tomatoes, marinated artichoke hearts, fresh mint, fresh parsley, and goat cheese.
If you like pizza and eggs, you’ll love this omelet recipe. The filling is homemade tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni. And you shouldn’t forget some fresh basil and oregano. It’s a great idea to make this type of omelet if you are craving pizza but on a keto diet.
Have you ever tried a sweet omelet? It’s not something you would usually find on a breakfast table, but it’s such an incredible meal. And it’s not even something new; sweet omelets were a thing many centuries ago. The best one, in our opinion, is the one with caramelized apples and sprinkled cinnamon.
Some people crave heat in the morning, and this sriracha omelet is just the right fit. You’ll want to mix cream cheese with sriracha and spread it over your omelet. And the cherry on top is some fresh cilantro.
A simple breakfast omelet can be elevated with a mix of fresh aromatic herbs. Add rosemary to the butter before you pour the eggs into the pan, and once the omelet is done, serve it with fresh parsley, thyme, and oregano.
Have you ever tried za’atar? This Middle Eastern spice blend is a perfect addition to a simple omelet if you want something exciting for breakfast. You can add the spice blend to the eggs or pair a simple omelet with Manakish, a signature Middle Eastern bread topped with za’atar.
We hope we inspired you not to skip the following breakfast and make yourself an exciting meal.
And when you don’t have the time to prepare anything, you can visit Mi’talia restaurant and try some of our brunch specialties. Call us today and book your reservation if you want to try some of the tastiest Italian-inspired dishes in Miami.