Egg-cellent Omelets


Omelets are a tasty, budget-friendly, and easy meal your entire family will enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Use ingredients you have on hand from your fridge and pantry to make a meal that matches your family’s taste preferences. Simply pair with fresh fruit, and you have a balanced breakfast, lunch, or dinner to serve your family in less than 10 minutes! #BetterPantry

Steps:

Eggs:

Only two eggs from your refrigerator are needed for each omelet! All you have to do is add about 1 tablespoon of water to the eggs and use a whisk or fork to beat the eggs together.

Protein (optional):

Eggs are a great source of protein, but adding more protein is a great way to fill you and your children up. You can add a ¼ cup of leftover meat from your dinner the night before, such as chicken, or you can add canned beans that are already in your pantry!

Veggies:

You can use any vegetables that you already have on hand, and match your family’s taste preferences. About 1 cup of whichever cooked vegetables your family likes is a perfect amount to add in for each omelet!

Cheese (optional):

A sprinkle or two of shredded cheese of your choice!

Now that you understand the many different ingredients that can go into an omelet, check out some of our omelet recipes! You can completely follow these recipes or use ingredients that are already in your pantry or refrigerator!

Veggie-packed omelet

2 eggs

1 dash salt

1 dash pepper

1 Tbsp water

1 handful or ¼ cup of onion, chopped and sauteed in olive oil

1 handful or ¼ cup of red pepper, chopped and sauteed in olive oil

1 handful or ¼ cup of frozen spinach and sauteed in olive oil

1 handful or ¼ cup of mozzarella cheese

Southwest omelet

2 eggs

1 dash salt

1 dash pepper

1 Tbsp water

1 handful or ½ cup canned tomatoes, diced

1 handful or ½ cup canned corn

1 handful or ¼ cup jack cheese

Do you make omelets for your family? What is your favorite omelet recipe? What is your child’s favorite omelet? Let us know in the comments!

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