omletteTry this simple omelette. It's super tasty and easy to make.



1 Serve

2 Serves





1 T

2 T

 Salt and pepper

To season

To season

 Parsley or fresh herbs, finely chopped

1 T

2 T

 Margarine or butter

1 t

2 t

 Cheese, grated

1 –2 T

2-4 T



  1. Beat egg with milk, salt and pepper and herbs.
  2. Melt margarine in pan and, when hot, pour in mixture.
  3. Cook over moderate heat lifting mixture with a spatula so uncooked egg runs underneath.
  4. Increase heat to brown omelet. When mixture is set sprinkle with grated cheese.
  5. Loosen from pan with spatula and fold in half.
  6. Turn onto warm serving plate.

Variation: replace grated cheese with finely chopped cooked ham or crisp bacon.




Recipe from Cooking for Older People – Easy Recipes for One or Two,
Canterbury District Health Board.

Abbreviations Used in Recipes

utensilst = teaspoon

T = tablespoon

ml = millilitre

g = gram

º C = degrees Celsius

cm = centimetre