Classic French Omelet

Omelet is one the best egg recipes liked worldwide. They are delicious, fulfilling and serve as a complete meal with breads. I feel that every one makes this omelet but still it comes out different for every one.

French omelet is most simple, easy, soft, buttery, custardy & delicious. Try out and it will be a regular in your kitchen. Try out this recipe to enjoy your sumptuous classic French omelet.

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time                Total Time                    Yields

5 mins                      5 mins                       10 mins                     2 Serving


Eggs – 4 Large (well beaten, whisked)

Salt per taste

Ground black pepper

Milk or fresh cream – 1 teaspoon

Cream Cheese – 1 teaspoon

Cheddar cheese – 1 teaspoon (grated)

Butter – 1 tablespoon

Chives – 1 teaspoon (finely chopped)


  • Beat the eggs in a large bowl with a whisk but don’t over whisk them. Should be enough that the egg yokes & whites blending together well. Add salt, milk or fresh cream, cream cheese and mix slightly again. Cook on low heat.
  • Now heat an omelet pan or skillet and add butter, when the bubbles settle down add the eggs mix gently and roll the pan gently to have a even layer.
  • When the eggs start to set and it is still slightly wet in the center, add grated cheese across the length of the omelet. Add more butter if needed. First try to now detach and run the spatula on the sides and under the omelet.
  • When eggs settle and omelet is set & cooked, half fold the omelet or just roll it. The French omelet should not become brown, it should stay yellow in colour, then it is considered to be a perfect omelet.

Note: Season with ground black pepper & garnish with chopped chives and serve with bread of your choice. You can have a different filling of your choice of cheese or veggies etc. Bon Apatite!

Happy Cooking!!

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