Ham and Cheese Omelet

3
Total Time
16 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
6 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
This classic is so easy to lighten up by using lean ham and a small amount of a highly-flavored cheese.

Ingredients

egg(s)

4 large

uncooked scallion(s)

2 Tbsp, minced

table salt

¼ tsp

black pepper

tsp

hot pepper sauce

tsp, or to taste

cooking spray

1 spray(s)

cooked lean ham

½ cup(s), finely diced

shredded parmesan cheese

¼ cup(s), Parmigiano-Reggiano suggested

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, scallions, salt, pepper and hot sauce.
  2. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Pour in egg mixture and tilt skillet so bottom is completely covered with egg. Cook omelet until eggs are almost set, occasionally lifting egg in skillet to let uncooked egg to move to edges of skillet, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle ham and cheese over eggs. Using a spatula, ease up edges of omelet and gently fold in half; cook until heated through, about 1 minute. Cut in half and serve.
  4. Serving size: 1/2 of omelet

Notes

Scramble the eggs for an even faster entrée.

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