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Egg Recipes

How to make an omelette
  • 2 large British Lion eggs
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp cold water
  • Dash of oil

How to make an omelette

Preparation Time: 
2 mins
Cooking Time: 
2 mins

Healthy, quick and perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner, omelettes are one of the most popular and versatile dishes out there. With just a couple of eggs and a pinch of salt you can whip up a tasty meal in minutes, adding your own personal flair with a whole range of filling ingredients.
Follow the simple steps below to find out how to make an omelette that’s light, fluffy and delicious.
For more tips on making omelettes, check out our how-to video.

  1. Gently beat the eggs together with salt, pepper and a teaspoon of cold water.
  2. Warm a medium frying pan over a high heat and a dash of oil.
  3. Pour the egg mixture into the centre of the pan and cook over a high heat for 1-2 minutes.
  4. As the egg begins to set, use a spatula to push the set egg towards the omelette centre.
  5. Continue this action until the entire egg mixture is set.
  6. Cook the set omelette for another minute, then loosen the edges with a spatula and fold the omelette in half.
  7. Tilt the pan and slide the omelette onto a warm plate and serve immediately on its own or with a crisp green salad.

And there you have it; the perfect omelette. Once you master the technique, check out our other great omelette recipes and discover a range of varied and exciting meal ideas.