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Basic Cheese Low-Carb Omelet with Bacon

Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, there’s nothing easier, faster or more versatile than a basic cheese, low-carb omelet. It’s the one staple every home chef should master, especially if you’re sticking to a keto-friendly or low-carb lifestyle.

Our two-egg, cheddar cheese version is the perfect low-carb breakfast and an absolute classic, but feel free to dress it up with your favorite veggies, cheeses, and meats!

low-carb omelet

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • ⅓ cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 
  • 1 ½ tsp. butter
  • 2 slices bacon, for serving (optional)

STEP 1: In small bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, and salt & pepper. Then melt butter in small omelet pan over medium-low heat.

STEP 2: Pour egg into omelet pan.  Cook without stirring until fully set but not browned.

STEP 3: Flip the egg in the pan, being careful not to let it break.

STEP 4: Place shredded cheese on egg and fold over to form omelet.  Let cook for a minute or two more, until cheese is melted.

STEP 5: Serve with bacon.

Low-carb breakfast, basic cheese omelet with bacon

CHEESE OMELET

5 from 3 votes
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Gluten Free, Keto, low carb, Nut Free
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 527kcal
Author: Thinlicious.com

Ingredients
  

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 ½ tsp. butter
  • 2 slices bacon for serving (optional)

Instructions

  • In small bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, and salt & pepper. Then melt butter in small omelet pan over medium-low heat.
  • Pour egg into omelet pan. Cook without stirring until fully set but not browned.
  • Flip egg in pan, being careful not to let it break.
  • Place shredded cheese on egg and fold over to form omelet. Let cook for a minute or two more, until cheese is melted.
  • Serve with bacon.

Nutrition

Calories: 527kcalCarbohydrates: 3.7gProtein: 27.9gFat: 44.5g

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