Whether you’re looking for something more elegant than your daily scramble to serve at Sunday brunch or only have 15 minutes to pull breakfast together, omelets are a stellar solution. They’re fluffy, filling (thanks to protein-rich eggs) and can be stuffed with just about any meat or veggie under the sun. Read on for 32 omelet recipes to keep in your back pocket for busy mornings and breakfast soirees alike.

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1. Open-Face Salad Omelet

  • Time commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why we love it: low carb, high protein, low sugar, Mediterranean diet-friendly
Complete with zingy dressing and fresh herbs, this twist on an omelet is light yet satisfying. As for the dressing, use any citrus fruit you’d like—lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruits are all fair game.

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2. Vegan Chickpea Omelet with Mango Salsa

  • Time commitment: 30 minutes
  • Why we love it: vegan, high protein, dairy free, gluten free
Believe it or not, chickpea flour and turmeric make for one uncanny egg substitute.

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Culinary Hill

3. The Perfect Omelet

  • Time commitment: 10 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, high protein, vegetarian
Minced herbs elevate this simple, buttery omelet. Feel free to top it with cheese, dressed greens or crumbled bacon.

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The Mom 100

4. Kale Pesto and Goat Cheese Omelet

  • Time commitment: 12 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, high protein, vegetarian, special occasion-worthy
Make the pesto ahead for quick assembly in the morning (and serve it with plenty of roasted potatoes for dunking).

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Half Baked Harvest

5. Greek Quinoa Dinner Omelets with Feta and Tzatziki

  • Time commitment: 30 minutes
  • Why we love it: high protein, vegetarian, special occasion-worthy
Because breakfast for dinner never gets old. Feel free to start with store-bought tzatziki to save time.

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Spend with Pennies

6. Microwave Omelet in a Cup

  • Time commitment: 8 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, high protein, vegetarian
On mornings when you’re really pressed for time, the microwave is a total lifesaver. Toast an English muffin while the egg cooks to make a stellar breakfast sandwich.

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Averie Cooks

7. Baked Ham and Cheese Omelet

  • Time commitment: 1 hour and 5 minutes
  • Why we love it: crowd-pleaser, less than 10 ingredients, gluten free, high protein
Lazy Sundays call for letting your oven do all the heavy lifting, and this cross between an omelet and a frittata is just the ticket.

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Wholesome Yum

8. The Perfect Omelet with Avocado and Veggies

  • Time commitment: 15 minutes
  • Why we love it: vegetarian, gluten free, high protein, low carb, keto-friendly
They key to a fluffy omelet is pushing the edges inwards until it’s barely set, in order to cook all the runny egg in the center.

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Yellow Bliss Road

9. Baked Denver Omelet

  • Time commitment: 35 minutes
  • Why we love it: crowd-pleaser, gluten free, high protein, low carb, keto-friendly
All this eight-serving wonder is missing is toast, hash browns and a pot of fresh coffee (or mimosas…).

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I Am A Food Blog

10. Tamagoyaki Sando (Japanese Egg Omelet Sandwich)

  • Time commitment: 30 minutes
  • Why we love it: gluten free, high protein, dairy free, special occasion-worthy
Kewpie mayo makes this sammy rich, decadent and umami-laced, but we wouldn’t blame you for drizzling on some sriracha or ketchup, too.

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Minimalist Baker

11. Simple Vegan Omelet

  • Time commitment: 30 minutes
  • Why we love it: vegan, gluten free, high protein, dairy free
This plant-based wonder leans on silken tofu and hummus instead of eggs. Its cheesy flavor is courtesy of nutritional yeast.

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Feed Me Phoebe

12. Ramp and Mushroom Omelets

  • Time commitment: 15 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, gluten free, high protein, vegetarian
For the uninitiated, ramps are a species of wild onion beloved for their pungent, garlicky flavor. If you can’t find any near you, substitute scallions or spring onions.

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Inspiralized

13. Vegetarian Western Omelet with Spiralized Bell Peppers

  • Time commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why we love it: vegetarian, gluten free, high protein, dairy free
Don’t have a spiralizer on hand? You can make thin bell pepper ribbons with a Y-shaped peeler instead.

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Half Baked Harvest

14. Simple California-Style Omelet

  • Time commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why we love it: gluten free, high protein, special occasion-worthy
Sun-dried tomatoes, fresh corn, thick-cut bacon and avocado unite for a West Coast brekkie you’ll want to make again and again. (Don’t even get us started on the lemony tahini dressing.)

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The Recipe Critic

15. Three-Ingredient Omelet

  • Time commitment: 15 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, vegetarian, gluten free, high protein
All you really need to make a killer omelet is eggs, butter and salt and pepper, but we’d stuff this beauty with tangy feta cheese, mushrooms and greens, if we were you.

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Oh My Veggies

16. Egg White Omelet with Seared Asparagus

  • Time commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, vegetarian, gluten free, high protein
Just in time for asparagus season. Might we suggest serving this spring breakfast for Easter brunch?

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Feel Good Foodie

17. Souffle Omelet

  • Time commitment: 12 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, vegetarian, gluten free, high protein, low carb
The trick to this uber-fluffy delicacy is beating the egg whites separately to aerate them, then folding them into the beaten egg yolks.

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The Mom 100

18. Spinach Feta Omelet

  • Time commitment: 10 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, vegetarian, gluten free, high protein, low carb
Aka the easiest way to squeeze some greens into your day (even if you’re on keto).

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Make It Dairy

19. The Best Vegan Omelet

  • Time commitment: 15 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, gluten free, high protein, vegan
Starring JUST Egg, a liquid egg substitute made from mung beans. Use dairy-free cheese (and soy bacon) to keep the omelet totally plant-based.

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Momsdish

20. Omelet Roll

  • Time commitment: 30 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, gluten free, high protein, special occasion-worthy
Just as simple to prepare as a regular omelet, but a million times more unexpected. Swap in crumbled breakfast sausage or bacon bits for ham if you’d prefer.

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Cookie and Kate

21. Tex-Mex Omelet with Roasted Cherry Tomato Salsa

  • Time commitment: 40 minutes
  • Why we love it: gluten free, high protein, vegetarian
Because tortilla chips are always invited to breakfast at our place. Finish each plate with a dollop of sour cream and ground chorizo, if you eat meat.

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Food Faith Fitness

22. Pesto Omelet

  • Time commitment: 10 minutes
  • Why we love it: gluten free, high protein, vegetarian, low carb, keto-friendly
For those of you who love TikTok pesto eggs, we bring you the pesto omelet. Thanks to goat cheese and cubed chicken breast, this egg white omelet is teeming with protein.

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Recipe Tin Eats

23. Garlic Mushroom Omelet

  • Time commitment: 15 minutes
  • Why we love it: gluten free, high protein, vegetarian, low carb, keto-friendly
Cook the eggs on low heat so the bottom of the omelet doesn’t burn before the top sets. (BTW, the mushrooms would taste heavenly with buttery steak.)

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The Defined Dish

24. Sweet Potato Omelet

  • Time commitment: 7 minutes
  • Why we love it: gluten free, high protein, vegetarian, dairy free
This gem is filled to the brim with peppery sweet potato hash, but we just might swap in leftover French fries.

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Inspiralized

25. Open-Faced Bruschetta Omelet with Spiralized Zucchini

  • Time commitment: 7 minutes
  • Why we love it: gluten free, high protein, vegetarian, dairy free, low carb
Bookmark this recipe now to use once tomatoes and zucchini show up at your local farmers market.

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How Sweet Eats

26. 15-Minute Spinach Burrata Omelet with Avocado Salad

  • Time commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, gluten free, high protein, vegetarian, low carb
Tear the burrata apart before enclosing it in the omelet so that when you slice it, the melty, creamy center will ooze out.

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Gimme Some Oven

27. Mexican-Inspired Egg White Omelet

  • Time commitment: 15 minutes
  • Why we love it: gluten free, high protein, vegetarian
This cheesy, spicy number is only as delicious as the produce that goes in it (we’re talking tomatoes, avocado, red onion and jalapeño).

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The Modern Proper

28. Avocado, Chèvre and Bacon Omelet

  • Time commitment: 10 minutes
  • Why we love it: less than 10 ingredients, gluten free, high protein, special occasion-worthy
Equal parts creamy, salty and buttery, this breakfast eggs your guests on to ask you for the recipe. (C’mon, we had to make the joke at some point, and this recipe is worth any resulting head-shaking or eye-rolling.)

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Oh My Veggies

29. Tofu Omelets

  • Time commitment: 15 minutes
  • Why we love it: vegan, gluten free, high protein, dairy free
Not only does this meal boast four different types of vegetables, but it also contains 4 grams of fiber per serving.

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Calm Eats

30. Keto Omelet with Avocado and Greens

  • Time commitment: 7 minutes
  • Why we love it: vegetarian, gluten free, high protein, low carb, keto-friendly
Go ahead and substitute the sliced avocado with last night’s guacamole. Thank us later.

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Healthy Nibbles and Bits

31. Egg-Wrapped Stir Fry Noodles

  • Time commitment: 30 minutes
  • Why we love it: vegetarian, gluten free, high protein, special occasion-worthy, dairy free
These tiny parcels will taste just as delicious at dinnertime as they will at breakfast. Zhuzh them up with ground pork.

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Stay Snatched

32. Keto Low-Carb Egg White Omelet Vegetable Bites

  • Time commitment: 32 minutes
  • Why we love it: vegetarian, gluten free, high protein, low carb
You can never have too many on-the-go breakfasts up your sleeve. (And these beat out granola bars by a mile.)

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