Green eggs and ham omelettes

easy breakfast recipes Sep 6, 2021

  • Serves 4
  • 2 mins to prepare and 2 mins to cook
  • 606 calories / serving
  • Gluten-free


  • 8 medium free-range eggs
  • 20g unsalted butter
  • 1 x 130g tub fresh pesto
  • 2 x 120g packs Wiltshire cured ham, chopped
  • 1 x 250g pack Edam slices, chopped
  • fresh basil leaves for garnish (optional)


  1. In a small bowl, crack 2 eggs, add 30g (1oz) pesto, a pinch of salt and pepper, and mix completely with a fork.
  2. In a small 20cm (8in) nonstick frying pan, melt 5g (1/4oz) butter over medium heat.
  3. Once the butter has melted, add the eggs and scramble them slightly with a spatula.
  4. Allow to settle until the pan's bottom is completely covered.
  5. Toss 2 ham pieces and 2 cheese slices into the pan.
  6. Reduce the heat to low and cook the eggs for 1-2 minutes, or until they are fully cooked.
  7. Fold the omelette in half and transfer it onto a plate gently.
  8. Repeat the method to cook the next omelette after wiping the pan with kitchen paper.


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