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Easy Breakfast Recipe - How to Make a Cheese Mushroom Omelet / Omelette

Updated on March 10, 2011

If you have eggs, you have breakfast.

Do you agree?  Perhaps you do… but wait!  Why not turn your eggs into a savory breakfast? Instead of just having the simple hard boiled eggs every morning, why not make some fried eggs, sunny side up, scrambled, or an omelet?

Yes, an omelet!   A deliciously healthy and cheesy mushroom omelet!  And if you’re quite an adventurer when it comes to food, then there's no excuse why you shouldn't try making this scrumptous, cheesy mushroom omelet right in your own kitchen.  Once you’ll find this savory and fluffy egg dish lying down on your early morning breakfast table, I’m sure right before its gone you’ll be asking yourself, “why didn’t I make some more?”

So go ahead, why not try to make one for you and your family at home.  This quick-and-easy cheesy mushroom recipe is not just easy on the budget but its also packed with nutrients that’s so healthy for your body - not just for breakfast but also ideal for a quick snack or light meals.

Cheesy Mushroom Omelet fold.
Cheesy Mushroom Omelet fold. | Source

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (or any vegetable oil)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • ½ cup mushrooms (button or chestnut), washed & sliced
  • ½ cup cheddar or parmesan cheese, grated
  • 4 cherry tomatoes (sliced into halves)
  • ¼ cup spinach
  • 3-4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • pinch of salt
  • pepper to taste
  • milk or cream (optional)

Preparation

  • Heat 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil or any vegetable oil in a large skillet. Add the chopped onions and sautee for about 3-4 minutes over medium heat or until onions become translucent.
  • Stir in the mushrooms and cook for a few more minutes until they start to soften. Add the spinach leaves and continue cooking and stirring.
  • Add the sliced cherry tomatoes and stir for just about a minute before finally taking the cooked mixture out of the pan and placing it into a bowl of grated cheddar or parmesan cheese. Set aside.
  • Over medium heat, reheat the same skillet with a tablespoon of vegetable oil. Pour in the lightly beaten eggs and cook for a few minutes until slightly set.
  • Spoon the previous (mushroom) mixture over the half part only of the omelet and spread evenly. Then by using a spatula, flip the other half of the omelet over to cover the part with mushroom mixture.
  • Continue cooking for just about a minute or two before finally removing the omelet from the heat. Serve hot.

Afiyet olsun!

Note:

  1. You can also use mozzarella or parmesan cheese to make a cheesy omelet.
  2. You can also add just a little amount of cream or milk to the egg mixture to give your omelet a fluffy texture.
  3. If you’re not the “cheesy” type, you may still find this mushroom recipe great even without the cheese.
  4. This is a vegetarian recipe.

 

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    • Photography7777 profile image

      Photography7777 

      7 years ago from FL

      Oh my goodness!! That sounds amazing, I am sooo hungry now! :]

    • Peggy W profile image

      Peggy Woods 

      7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      I make omelets often and vary the vegetables depending upon what is on hand at the moment of creation. Your recipe sounds like a winner. Thanks!

    • Loren's Gem profile imageAUTHOR

      Loren's Gem 

      7 years ago from Istanbul, Turkey

      You're welcome, frogyfish! You should try making one for breakfast. Cheers! :-)

    • frogyfish profile image

      frogyfish 

      7 years ago from Central United States of America

      A delicious recipe! I love the mushrooms and cheese part in it too. Thanks for sharing the delight!

    • Loren's Gem profile imageAUTHOR

      Loren's Gem 

      7 years ago from Istanbul, Turkey

      Hi MG! This dish really tastes as delicious as it looks, so try it the next time for any meal of the day and you will see.

      By the way, I've just realized that you're my 100th follower today. Thanks for your comments and for being a fan. :-)

    • Money Glitch profile image

      Money Glitch 

      7 years ago from Texas

      Oh wow, I had an omelet for dinner tonight, but nothing like this one. This one sounds and looks sooo good. I'm bookmarking this for the next time I get the urge for an omelet for dinner. :) Rating up and thanks for sharing. :)

    • Loren's Gem profile imageAUTHOR

      Loren's Gem 

      7 years ago from Istanbul, Turkey

      Hi Om, thanks for dropping by. I'm sure your bf will love this for breakfast... especially when you'll top the omelet fold with grated parmesan cheese for an extra cheesier twist! :-)

    • Om Paramapoonya profile image

      Om Paramapoonya 

      7 years ago

      I don't really like cheese but my bf does (especially parmesan). So I guess I'll make this omelet for him some day. Bookmarked and rated up!

    • Loren's Gem profile imageAUTHOR

      Loren's Gem 

      7 years ago from Istanbul, Turkey

      Absolutely! This omelet is just as delicious as it looks. To me, it's even more! Thanks breakfastpop for leaving your comments! :-)

    • breakfastpop profile image

      breakfastpop 

      7 years ago

      The omelet looks delicious! I could almost eat the photo.

    • Loren's Gem profile imageAUTHOR

      Loren's Gem 

      7 years ago from Istanbul, Turkey

      Indeed it is! Thanks for your comment OnlineHub!

    • OnlineHub profile image

      OnlineHub 

      7 years ago from Fresno, CA, USA

      This is a very delicious recipe, thanks for sharing!

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