High Protein Simple Bacon Omelet
Crispy bacon and sauteed sweet onions are all you need to make an omelet that melts in your mouth.
4 strips bacon
3 large eggs
1/2 sweet onion (diced)
1 tbsp. butter
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground pepper
- Cook bacon strips in a non-stick skillet until crisp. Dab with a paper towel to remove extra grease, then break into small pieces.
- Combines eggs with salt and pepper in a bowl. Beat lightly.
- 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.
Instead of frying the bacon strips, you can bake them. You can also sprinkle some chopped cilantro, parsley, or chives on your omelet.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- 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.
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!