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Pork Sausage and Cheese Omelette

Pork Sausage and Cheese Omelette

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 omelettes; 4 servings


  • 1 pound breakfast sausage, removed from the casings and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 12 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion or scallion (green part only)


  • In a large skillet over high heat, cook the sausage and onion, stirring often, until the meat is browned and the onion is lightly golden, about 6 minutes. Remove from the pan and drain on paper towels. Set aside.

  • Combine the eggs, salt, black pepper, and water in a medium-size mixing bowl and whisk to mix.

  • In a medium-size nonstick skillet over medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter. Pour half of the egg mixture into the skillet and stir it around with a spatula, then swirl it around until it begins to set, about 3 minutes. Add half of the sausage-and-onion mixture, half the cheese, and half of the green onions, spreading them evenly over the eggs. Cook for 2 minutes. With a spatula, carefully fold the omelette in half and cook for 1 minute more. Carefully slide the omelette onto a serving plate, flipping it over as you do; keep warm.

  • Repeat the process with the remaining 1 tablespoon butter and the remaining egg mixture, sausage and onion, cheese, and green onion.

  • To serve, cut each omelette in half.

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