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Western Omelet Recipe

Lil' Luna
This Western omelette is packed with cheese, bell peppers, and ham!
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 3
Calories 263 kcal


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • dash of pepper
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter divided
  • 1/4 green bell pepper cut into 1/2 inch strips
  • 1/4 red bell pepper cut into 1/2 inch strips
  • 3 oz boiled ham cut the larger piece into 1/2 deiced pieces
  • 1/4 cup Monterrey Jack cheese grated
  • scallions garnish


  • Add 6 eggs, salt and pepper to a small bowl and beat.
  • Add 1 tbsp butter to a skillet on medium heat. Add peppers and cook for a 3-4 minutes. Add ham and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Pour into a bowl and set aside.
  • Add ½ tbsp butter to the skillet on medium heat and pour 1/3 of the eggs into the skillet and cook for about 1-2 minutes. Smooth over the top of the omelette. Sprinkle on ⅓ of the grated Monterey Jack cheese and ⅓ the veggies over one half of the omelet.
  • Fold the omelette in half with a rubber spatula and cook an additional minute.
  • Repeat for each omelet.
  • Serve with salsa, sour cream or guacamole.
  • NOTE: If you like your eggs well-done, cover the pan with the lid after you've smoothed over the eggs, and let it rest for 30 seconds so they cook longer.


Calories: 263kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 18gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 369mgSodium: 947mgPotassium: 240mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1131IUVitamin C: 21mgCalcium: 120mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Western Omelette
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