Ham and Cheese Omelet on a tan plate with toast next to a glass of milk and a blue towel on a wooden surface

Ham and Cheese Omelet

Nothing says classic omelet like a ham and cheese omelet. Make it as a protein-packed breakfast, or breakfast-for-dinner in 15 minutes. 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese, eggs, ham
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 omelet
Calories 509kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 2 slices deli ham
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/8 cup milk
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded


  • Cut the deli ham into small pieces
  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper
  • Heat a small pan over medium heat
  • Pour the eggs into the pan, making sure they spread to the edges
  • Cook about 5 minutes, until the bottom is cooked
  • Carefully flip the eggs
  • Place most of the ham and cheese on one half of the eggs
  • Cook another 2-3 minutes, until the bottom of the eggs are cooked
  • Fold the side without fillings over the top
  • Cook another 2-3 minutes to warm everything together
  • Place the remaining ham and cheese on top to garnish
  • Serve immediately while the eggs are still warm


Calories: 509kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 424mg | Sodium: 1444mg | Potassium: 377mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1040IU | Calcium: 491mg | Iron: 2.4mg