When it comes to breakfast, one of the top-ranking dishes has to be the omelet. It ranks up there with eggs benedict, waffles, pancakes and the breakfast taco. The omelet is great because it can be made in a few minutes and it provides a high amount of protein to help get you through your day.
Making an omelet really could not be easier. All you have to do is whisk some eggs together and cook them in a pan with some butter or cooking spray and add in any fillings that you choose. Fold them up and serve them to your hungry breakfast crowd. Even if you are not a great chef, you can learn how to whip up a perfect omelet every time. If you want a healthy breakfast or are serving brunch on the weekend, the omelet is the perfect choice. Here are 14 nutritious omelet filling ideas to help get you started.
1. Easy Baked Omelet Muffins
What you need:
- 3 slices of bacon, chopped
- 2 cups of chopped broccoli
- 4 scallions, sliced
- 8 eggs
- A cup of shredded cheddar cheese
- ½ cup of milk
- Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease a 12 cup muffin tin with butter or cooking spray. Cook the bacon in a skillet until crisp. Remove using a fork or slotted spoon and place on a paper towel. Keep the bacon grease in the pan.
Add in the scallions and broccoli and cook until soft. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Whisk the eggs, milk, cheese, salt and pepper together in a large bowl. Add in the broccoli and the bacon. Divide the egg mixture up among the 12 muffin tins. Bake for about 25 minutes or until they are firm to the touch. Let stand for about five minutes and then remove from muffin tin and serve.