Spanish Omelette

Omelettes can make a quick and filling meal, they are very healthy, especially if you take care to include lots of vegetables. Why not try this variation on the traditional omelette?






Eggs are a great source of protein and if you have Diabetes its fine to include eggs as part of your healthy eating plan up to 6 weekly unless you have raised cholesterol you should aim not to eat more than 4 weekly.

Ingredients – Serves 4 Adults

  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, cored and chopped
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 2 large potatoes, chopped and boiledspanishomlette_table
  • 1 dessertspoon chopped parsley
  • Black pepper, to taste


  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying pan
  • Add the onions and cook until soft
  • Add the red pepper, cook for 5 minutes
  • Beat the eggs in a bowl. Add pepper
  • Stir the potatoes, parsley and fried vegetables into the egg mixture
  • Pour the egg mixture into the heated frying pan and spread evenly to the edge
  • Cook for 5 minutes until the egg mixture comes away from the side of the pan
  • Place the pan under a pre-heated moderate grill for about 3 minutes to cook the top of the omelette


Serving Suggestions
Serve immediately with tossed green salad