Classic Denver Omelet Recipe

Classic Denver Omelet Recipe

How To Make Denver Omelette

Breakfasts are much better with this Denver omelet cooked with milk, bell peppers, and ham, then finished with some melty cheese.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 3large eggs
  • 1tbspmilk
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 1tbspbutter
  • 2tbspwhite onion,diced
  • 1ozham,diced
  • 2tbspgreen bell pepper,diced
  • 2tbspred bell pepper,diced
  • ½cupcheddar cheese,shredded


  1. Beat eggs, milk, and salt and pepper with a fork. Set aside.

  2. Melt butter in a 6-inch skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook for about 3 minutes until slightly softened.

  3. Add ham and peppers. Cook for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until the peppers are tender.

  4. Turn heat to medium-low and add egg mixture. Allow to cook for about 2 minutes.

  5. Run the spatula along the edges of the egg mixture while lifting the pan to allow raw egg to run underneath the cooked eggs.

  6. Once the eggs are almost set, add cheese and cover. Cook for about 5 to 6 minutes until the top is set and the cheese is melted.

  7. Fold in half and serve.


  • Calories: 704.02kcal
  • Fat: 51.55g
  • Saturated Fat: 26.05g
  • Trans Fat: 1.30g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.42g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.67g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.60g
  • Fiber: 5.47g
  • Sugar: 8.73g
  • Protein: 42.58g
  • Cholesterol: 673.51mg
  • Sodium: 1270.55mg
  • Calcium: 593.24mg
  • Potassium: 858.97mg
  • Iron: 4.10mg
  • Vitamin A: 589.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 213.36mg
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