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Crispy Bacon and Sweet Onion Omelet

Crispy Bacon and Sweet Onion Omelet


"Sauteed onions, crispy bacon, and a blend of cheddar and American cheeses provide the filling for this fluffy omelet."
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37 m servings 380 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 380 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 28.7 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.1g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 26.2 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 417 mg
  • 139%
  • Sodium:
  • 1030 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain and cool; crumble the bacon and set aside.
  2. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir the onions in the butter until tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Prepare a 10-inch non-stick skillet with cooking spray and place over a cold burner. Whisk together the eggs and water; pour the egg mixture into the cold skillet. Cover and turn the burner on for medium-low heat. Cook until steam begins to vent from the skillet. Remove the lid. Sprinkle the crumbled bacon, Cheddar cheese, American cheese, salt, and red pepper over the eggs. Spread the onions over the eggs. Gently swirl the skillet in a circular motion to release the omelet and slide it onto a plate. Fold the omelet in half. Allow the cheese to melt, about 2 minutes.

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  1. 34 Ratings

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Nice take on an omelet and great technique for cooking! Since my husband is a huge fan of bacon I just had to give this a try and I'm glad I did. This was very filling - perfect for a weekend b...

Most helpful critical review

You had me right up to the 'American Cheese'. That stuff's disgusting. I used all cheddar.

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Nice take on an omelet and great technique for cooking! Since my husband is a huge fan of bacon I just had to give this a try and I'm glad I did. This was very filling - perfect for a weekend b...

Wonderful technique. Yielded a nice puffy omelet like one gets in a restaurant. Using what I had on hand, I substituted Parmesan and Sharp Cheddar, sauteed frozen pre-chopped onion and bell pepp...

Thank you for sharing this super easy technique! I have never had luck with making omelets, but when I saw that other readers were having luck with this method, I decided to give it a try I fo...

Wow!! Awesome Techique! Every time I attempted to make omelets, it was a disaster!! This was super simple, and made GREAT omelets!!!

Delicious and easy! The first time I ever made a beautiful omelet without it falling apart!!! I spayed my pan, cover and steamed it, put my bacon on it(I always microwave it on paper towels, rem...

I used my own ingredients, but used this recipe for the technique - very good technique. I have been unsuccessful with omelettes in the past, but this one turned out perfect. I did not see any...

This was great. I used onion powder and sprinkled chives over the top since i don't care for regular onion. I was skeptical of the cooking method, but it worked great and was easier too. Thanks ...

Seriously! Before tonight, I had NEVER made an omelet in my life. This recipe was well-written. The instructions were easy to follow, and so many reviews insisted that it involved the use of a...

This was very good. I found that mine got stuck to the pan though. Also, steam at no time came out of my frying pan. I have made this twice spraying my pan with non-stick cooking spray. I th...

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