Western Omelette

With only four ingredients, the western omelette comes together quickly and easily. The addition of ham elevates it to real meal status. Slide it onto the plate and have it in front of your family in just 10 minutes.

Prep Time:
5 min
Cook Time:
5 min


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp ( 30 mL ) water
  • Pinch pepper
  • 2 tbsp ( 30 mL ) chopped sweet red or green pepper
  • 1 tbsp ( 15 mL ) chopped onion
  • ¼ cup ( 60 mL ) chopped ham


  1. Whisk eggs, water and pepper in small bowl; set aside.
  2. Spray 8-inch (20 cm) non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium heat. Add red pepper and onion; cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in ham.
  3. Pour in egg mixture. As eggs set around edge of skillet, with spatula, gently lift cooked portions to allow uncooked egg to flow underneath. Cook until bottom is set and top is almost set.
  4. Slip spatula underneath omelette and fold in half. Slide onto plate.