Spinach Omelette- Eggs are whisked together with heavy cream, seasoned with salt, and then poured over sauteed spinach cooked in butter. Top off the cooked eggs with a hearty helping of flavorful parmesan cheese to make an omelette so light, fluffy, and delicious that the whole family will ask for them over and over again.
Omelettes are the ultimate breakfast food! They are so easy to prepare, they are delicious, and you can customize them for everyone's taste with a variety of ingredients. The best part is that omelettes only take a few minutes to make! So if you are looking for a simple, nutritious, and filling breakfast, give this spinach omelette recipe a try.
If you love a good, healthy breakfast, you're sure to love this delicious spinach omelette! Filled with fresh and nutritious spinach and topped with parmesan cheese. It will give you the energy you need for the day ahead. Plus, it's simple enough to make on a weekday morning when you're short on time.
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Why You'll Love This Spinach Omelette Recipe
- Quick to Prepare- With minimal prep work needed, this delectable spinach omelette will be ready to enjoy in no time at all.
- Simple Ingredients- This omelette recipe requires only a few ingredients that you probably already have at home. Still, they can easily be found at your local grocery store if you don't.
- Family-Friendly- Who doesn't love breakfast food? I know I do! This spinach omelette is sure to quickly become a family favorite. It's comforting, satisfying, and a great way to sneak in some extra leafy greens.
- Delicious- Spinach omelettes, simply put, are delicious! The heavy cream mixed with eggs makes for a light and fluffy omelette that everyone will enjoy.
Equipment Needed To Make This Spinach Omelette
- Mixing Bowl
Ingredients For Making A Fresh Spinach Omelette
- Heavy Cream
- Parmesan Cheese
How To Make A Spinach Omelette
Spinach omelettes only take 10 minutes to make, from start to finish! To begin, whisk the eggs, heavy cream, and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add the spinach and cook until it's just wilted. Pour the egg mixture over the spinach and let it cook for about 2 minutes, undisturbed. Sprinkle the omelette with parmesan cheese and fold it in half. Enjoy your spinach omelette warm!
What to Serve/Pair with Your Fresh Spinach Omelette
There are endless possibilities when it comes to what to serve with a spinach omelette. Here are a few of our favorite ideas:
- Serve with a side of breakfast potatoes or hashbrowns
- Top with avocado, diced tomatoes, and crumbled bacon
- Pair with a side of fresh veggies and whole-grain toast
- Serve alongside pancakes, waffles, or muffins
- For a lighter option, serve with fruit and yogurt
Popular Substitutions & Additions
If you want to customize your spinach omelette, there are plenty of delicious ingredients that you can try. Some popular substitutions and additions include:
- Sautéed mushrooms
- Chopped tomatoes
- Crumbled bacon or sausage
- Breakfast ham
- Diced bell peppers
- Shredded cheese such as cheddar, mozzarella, or feta
- Chopped green onion
- Sautéed onions and garlic
- Fresh herbs such as thyme or parsley
How To Reheat & Store Spinach Omelettes
Best Way To Store A Spinach Omelette?
Spinach omelettes should be kept in an airtight container or a resealable bag in the refrigerator.
How Long Will A Spinach Omelette Last In the Fridge?
When properly stored in an airtight container or resealable bag, spinach omelettes will last up to 4 days in the refrigerator.
Can I Freeze Spinach Omelettes?
Yes, you can freeze spinach omelettes for up to 3 months. Thaw the omelette in the refrigerator overnight before reheating as desired when ready to eat. To freeze, place the cooked omelette in an airtight container or a resealable freezer bag and store it in the freezer.
How Do I Reheat Spinach Omelettes?
To reheat your spinach omelettes, simply pop them in the microwave on high for about a minute or until it's heated through.
Spinach Omelette FAQs
Do I have to use heavy cream to make these spinach omelettes?
No, you don't have to use heavy cream in your omlettes if you don't want to. If desired, you can substitute the heavy cream with whole milk or even skim milk.
Can I add other vegetables besides spinach to the omelettes?
Yes, you can most definitely experiment with adding other veggies to your omelette. Some great additions include roasted peppers, grated carrots or zucchini, or even shredded Brussels sprouts.
Do I have to use fresh spinach for this recipe?
No. While fresh spinach will give you the best flavor, you can also use canned or frozen spinach. Just be sure to thaw it completely and squeeze out any excess moisture before adding it to the omelette.
Can I make these spinach omelettes ahead of time?
Yes, you can make spinach omelettes ahead of time by cooking the egg mixture and storing it in the refrigerator until ready to use. Simply reheat the omelette in the microwave before adding any desired toppings when ready to serve. Making omelettes ahead of time will help save you time in the mornings when you're short on time. They are a fantastic breakfast option when doing meal preparation on the weekends.
Will baby spinach work for this spinach omelette recipe?
Yes, you can use baby spinach for this omelette; however, baby spinach leaves are more delicate and will cook faster than regular spinach leaves. If you're using baby spinach, keep a close eye on them and be careful not to overcook as it can turn mushy quickly.
What can I substitute for the Parmesan cheese in this omelette recipe?
If you're looking for a dairy-free option, you can always omit the Parmesan cheese altogether. You could also try using vegan cheese or any other type of shredded cheese such as cheddar, pepper jack, mozzarella, or Colby.
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Fresh Spinach Omelette
- 2 eggs
- 1 tbsp heavy cream
- ¼ tsp salt to taste
- 1 tbsp butter
- 2 cups spinach fresh
- 1 tbsp parmesan cheese freshly grated
- Beat eggs with heavy cream and salt in a mixing bowl.
- Mix until well blended.
- Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add spinach and cook until just wilted.
- Pour the eggs over the spinach and cook them, without touching for 2 minutes.
- Sprinkle the parmesan on top. Fold the omelette in half.
- Serve warm, with fresh bread and some tomatoes.