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How To Make The Best Western Omelette

The Western omelette is going to be your new favorite breakfast dish. It is full of bell peppers, onion, & ham... YUM!

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 1 large omelette 1x


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For the omelette:

  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Bell peppers
  • 1/2 of a White onion
  • 1/3 cup of Diced ham
  • 2 tbsp. Butter
  • Salt & pepper
  • Cilantro *optional*


For the Sour Cream sauce:

  • 3 tbsp. Sour cream
  • Lime zest
  • Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. Cumin


  1. Start by heating up 1 tbsp. of butter (or oil of your choice) in a nonstick pan. Sauté the bell peppers, onions, and ham until the onions are translucent. Season with salt and pepper, mix, and set aside.
  2. Crack your eggs into a bowl, add salt and pepper, and mix. Then add your choice of water, milk (or heavy cream) and whisk until there are air bubbles on the surface of the eggs.
  3. In the same nonstick pan that you used to cook the onions, peppers, and ham, add the rest of the butter or oil of your choice and let it heat up. Once it's heated, pour the egg into the pan. After the bottom of the omelette has set, take a rubber spatula and gently push the eggs away from the sides of the pan. Tilt the pan to let more of the raw egg run to the exposed part of the pan. Flip the egg and cook the other side.
  4. Once the egg is fully cooked, set it on a plate and fill the center with the onion, pepper, and ham mixture. Fold to create a taco shape. Mix together the sour cream, cumin, pepper, and lime zest. Top the omelette with this mixture & cilatnro then serve and enjoy!
  • Author: dinnercult
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: stove top

Keywords: Western Omelette