Quick & Easy Omelette

Eggs are one of the best foods we know! Healthy, affordable, delicious and filling, they can be cooked in many ways and used for many dishes.

They’re a great source of protein to help you grow and they contain many vitamins and minerals that help you stay healthy.

Omelettes are great any time of the day; a brilliant breakfast, lovely lunch and delicious dinner! Get creative, try different fillings and tell us your favourite – remember the best way to get fibre and vitamins and minerals that keep you healthy is to add some vegetables!

Costs around £7.33 with salt, pepper and butter for next time. Next time it’ll cost £4.69 That’s 78p per omelette!

Butter or vegetable oil (£1.49)
12 eggs (£1.65)
Cheese (grated) (£1.79)
1 pack of cherry tomatoes (70p)
Basil (55p)
Salt (35p)
Pepper (80p)
Other options:
Now you know how to make a basic omelette, you can put whatever you like in it!
Try baked beans, cheese and sweetcorn or peas and chicken or ham – anything you like!
Get creative and let us know what you put in yours – thumbs up if you add some veg!


  1. Wash your hands
  2. Wash 3 cherry tomatoes and a few basil leaves
  3. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half or quarters – Taste challenge – If you don’t like tomatoes, we’d love it if you could put a quarter of one in your omelette and see if you like it cooked in egg – it will taste different cooked!)
  4. Skills challenges – Carefully grate a chunk of cheese – watch your fingers!
  5. Break 2 eggs into a bowl and whisk for about 20 seconds with a hand whisk or a fork – don’t whisk too much, it’s fine if it’s a bit stringy!
  6. Caution! Ask an adult for help – Preheat your pan on a medium heat and put a teaspoon of butter or oil in (vegetable oil is healthier!)
  7. When the butter is fully melted, pour in the egg
  8. Cook skills! Use your spatula to push the egg from the edge of the pan to the centre and let the egg flow back out to the edge – you can tilt the pan to help with this. Try to go all round the pan pushing the egg to the centre and flattening out to the edge so it cooks evenly and looks like crinkly paper but still a bit wet on top
  9. Sprinkle cheese, tomatoes and torn basil leaves over the omelette and cook for another minute or so
  10. Fold the omelette from one edge to the centre, then tip the pan up and fold again onto a plate!
  11. Sprinkle with grated cheese and garnish with basil!

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