High Protein Simple Bacon Omelet

omelet with bacon

Ahh bacon and eggs…..

These two have been the most popular breakfast duo for ages. You can cook them separately, or you can also make a delicious omelet. However, many people have been trying to stay away from bacon and eggs because they are afraid of cholesterol. They then replaced these foods with pasta and other meals, which later on turned out to be worse.

According to new studies, eating bacon and eggs, especially in the morning, may not actually that bad. Take note that breakfast is very important, and you should never skip it. Bacon and eggs are high in protein, and that’s exactly what you need to jump-start your day. They make you feel full, which helps you reduce your calorie intake over the course of the day. That aids in weight management as well.

Cooking bacon and eggs are quite easy, too. It will only take you a few minutes, which works really great, especially if you are in the rush. Here is a simple bacon omelet recipe that you can prepare for yourself and the whole family in the morning. With just six main ingredients, you can make a flavorful, mouth-watering, fluffy omelet!
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omelet with bacon

Simple Bacon Omelet


  • Author: Myles
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Description

Crispy bacon and sauteed sweet onions are all you need to make an omelet that melts in your mouth.


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Ingredients

4 strips bacon

3 large eggs

1/2 sweet onion (diced)

1 tbsp. butter

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. ground pepper


Instructions

  1. Cook bacon strips in a non-stick skillet until crisp. Dab with a paper towel to remove extra grease, then break into small pieces.
  2. Combines eggs with salt and pepper in a bowl. Beat lightly.
  3. Melt butter in the skillet and sautee onions.Pour eggs into the skillet and wait until it sets. Sprinkle bacon pieces onto the omelet. Using a spatula, fold in half. Serve immediately.

Notes

Instead of frying the bacon strips, you can bake them. You can also sprinkle some chopped cilantro, parsley, or chives on your omelet.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Frying
  • Cuisine: American

How to Make Your Bacon Omelet Healthier

The eggs themselves are very healthy due to their high-protein content. And, yes, they are weight loss friendly. They are also low in calories (compared to other breakfast items), very filling, and can boost your metabolism. To make your bacon omelet a lot healthier, you can utilize organic eggs instead of regular eggs. The former contain higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which are crucial in keeping your heart healthy. It can lower cholesterol as well.

As for the bacon, you can substitute the regular ones with lean turkey bacon. That right there is a calorie saver! Butter can be replaced with olive oil too.

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Final Thoughts

Bacon omelet is one of the simplest recipes that you can make for breakfast. It is full of flavors, and with just a few tricks, you can make it so much healthier by reducing the calories as well as fat. You can eat it with toasted whole-wheat bread or a bowl of fruits. You can never go wrong with that!

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