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Mushroom and cheese omelette

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Written by SpunOut | View this authors Twitter page and posted in health

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This is a simple, healthy and cheap recipe that works well for breakfast or even dinner. It’s also very quick, so it’s ideal for those exam times when you don’t have time to chop, dice and sauté all day long.


100-150g mushrooms depending on how ‘mushroomy’ you like it
3 eggs
Teaspoon of oil
Knob of butter
Salt and pepper
1 teaspoon of chives
20g grated cheddar


  • Heat your pan over a medium heat.
  • Add the oil and butter.
  • Add the mushrooms.
  • Sauté at medium heat until mushrooms have softened. This takes about 5 minutes.
  • Beat eggs in a bowl.
  • Add the chives and a dash of salt and pepper to the beaten eggs.
  • Tip into the pan.
  • Grate some cheese over the mixture.
  • Tilt the pan from side to side so that the egg is cooked thoroughly.
  • Gently fold the cooked side over so that the uncooked side gets the heat.
  • Slide onto a plate.
  • Serve with crusty bread and a salad.

Omelettes are extremely versatile and you can make them with anything. Common fillings include: cheese, tomato, peppers, onions and leftover chicken.

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Published Jan­u­ary 4th2013
Last updated May 24th2018
Tags food omelette healthy eating recipes
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