Classic Omelet with Sharp Cheddar and Chives

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This variation of the classic French omelet is made with sharp Cheddar and chives.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutes

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup grated sharp Cheddar
  • 1 Tbsp. chives, thinly sliced

Directions

  • Warm the olive oil in an 8" nonstick or seasoned skillet over medium heat. Pour in the eggs, then tilt the pan to spread the eggs evenly over the pan bottom. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and chives.
  • When the bottom has set and a thin coating of egg is uncooked on the top, add the grated cheese in the omelet’s center.
  • Using the back side of a fork, fold ⅓ of the omelet over its center with the cheese, then fold the other side over that. Cook until egg is set, 1–2 minutes.
  • Slide the omelet onto a plate and serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup grated sharp Cheddar
  • 1 Tbsp. chives, thinly sliced

Directions

  • Warm the olive oil in an 8" nonstick or seasoned skillet over medium heat. Pour in the eggs, then tilt the pan to spread the eggs evenly over the pan bottom. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and chives.
  • When the bottom has set and a thin coating of egg is uncooked on the top, add the grated cheese in the omelet’s center.
  • Using the back side of a fork, fold ⅓ of the omelet over its center with the cheese, then fold the other side over that. Cook until egg is set, 1–2 minutes.
  • Slide the omelet onto a plate and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories300
Total Fat24g
Saturated Fat10g
Cholesterol400mg
Sodium610mg
Total Carbohydrate1g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars1g
Protein20g