Bacon, Avocado and Cheese Omelet

This Bacon, Avocado and Cheese Omelet recipe will make your breakfast guests say wow! These omelets whip up quick with rich avocado to help make them nutritious and delicious. Crispy bacon, fresh salsa, and tasty Monterey jack cheese combine for a mouthwatering breakfast you’ll want to make every weekend.

Bacon, Avocado and Cheese Omelet

3 from 12 votes
Recipe by Add Recipes Course: Breakfast Recipes
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

5

minutes

Ingredients

  • Salsa
  • 2 cups finely chopped tomatoes, seeded

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion

  • 2 jalapeno peppers, or to taste, seeded and minced

  • 4 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Omletes
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime or lemon juice

  • 12 large eggs

  • 6 tablespoons water

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 3 tablespoons All-vegetable shortening

  • slices of lean bacon, cooked and crumbled

  • small avocados, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • coarsely grated Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  • Salsa
  • Stir together, in a small bowl, tomato, onion, jalape√ɬío, cilantro, lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Omelets
  • Whisk together eggs, water, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Heat 1/2 tablespoon Crisco, in an 8-inch skillet, preferably non-stick, over moderately high heat, until the foam subsides.
  • Pour in 1/6 the egg mixture evenly over bottom of skillet. Cook for 1 minute, or until it is set.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 the omelet with 1/6 of the bacon, 1/6 of the avocado and 1/6 of the Monterey Jack cheese; cook the omelet for 1 minute, or until it is set.
  • Fold omelet over the filling, transfer to a plate and keep warm.
  • Repeat in the same manner with the remaining Crisco, egg mixture, bacon, avocado and Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Serve omelets with the salsa.

Notes

  • Variation
  • For a hungry crowd preheat broiler, heat 1 – 1-1/2 tablespoons Crisco in a 12-inch skillet. Follow above directions using 1/2 egg mixture, cooking until almost set. Add 1/2 of filling and finish under broiler. Be careful not to put plastic handle under broiler (leave oven door open with handle facing out). Fold over and cut into wedges. Finish with remaining ingredients.

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