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Cooking Time:5 mins

Serves:1 Adult



Busy lifestyles mean we don’t always have time to cook from scratch. Making an omelette is easy and offers a healthy alternative, especially if you take care to include lots of vegetables.

Don’t know how to make an easy, fluffy omelette? Read on to add this simple breakfast staple to your list of kitchen skills. 


  • 2 medium eggs
  • 3 teaspoons of water
  • ½ teaspoon of dried herbs
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • Black pepper to taste


  1. Beat the eggs, water, pepper and herbs together. If you do this in a jug it makes it easier to pour into the pan.
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan, and add the egg mixture. Refresh your skills on cooking eggs safely here before you start.
  3. Spread the mixture around the pan and cook until the eggs are set and come away from the edge of the pan, the mixture should be firm.
  4. Turn the omelette carefully to cook on the other side.

What you will need

  • Frying pan
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

Thinking about what else you can put in an omelette? Some tasty fillings to add to your omelette include chopped onion, cherry tomatoes and peas, or chopped onion and mushroom. You can also try adding meat, for example ham or some leftover cooked chicken. 

To add some variety to your omelette, try gently cooking some vegetables in the pan before adding the egg mixture.

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