This quick and simple omelette takes mintues to make, so perfect for a speedy lunch or dinner. Serve with fried tomatoes and wilted spinach
Serves: 2
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 3 mins
Total time: 13 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Cheap as chips




    • 3 medium eggs


    • 1 tbsp milk


    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


    • Good knob of butter


    • Small handful chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


    • 100g (3½oz) smoked Cheddar, coarsely grated






    1. Separate the eggs, with the whites in a medium bowl and the yolks in a larger bowl. Whisk the whites to soft peaks. Then whisk the yolks with the milk and season well. Add about a quarter of the whites to the yolks and stir in, then fold in the rest of the whites.


    1. Heat the butter in a non-stick pan frying pan. Add the omelette mixture and cook for 2-3 mins, until lightly set.


    1. Sprinkle with parsley and cheese, and let the cheese melt a bit. Fold the omelette over and slide it out on to a plate. Cut in half for serving, perhaps with fried tomatoes and wilted spinach.



Nutritional information per portion



fat 33.0g saturates 17.0g calories 398(kcal)


This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.