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Spinach & Cheese Omelette | Easy Breakfast Recipe

This Spinach & Cheese Omelette is seriously one of the best omelettes I have ever tasted. It has an incredible depth of flavors and it´s made with the most basic ingredients. But the past part about this omelette? It all comes together in just about 10 minutes.

When I said basic ingredients, I meant basic ingredients. Garlic, onions, spinach, cheese and eggs. This omelette is super healthy, gluten free and naturally low carb. The perfect dish during these hard times we´re living in. 

You can serve this Spinach & Cheese Omelette for the ultimate breakfast, yet it´s bold enough to serve for dinner, next to some yummy roasted potatoes.

TIPS & TRICKS to make this Recipe: I used fresh bagged spinach, but if you prefer, you can use frozen spinach, Just make sure you thaw it out and completely drain it. I also used a nonstick fry pan. So important to use a nonstick pan here, that way the eggs don´t stick to the pan.

Key Ingredients & Cookware I used in this Recipe:

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5 from 4 votes

Spinach & Cheese Omelette | Easy Breakfast Recipe

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mediterranean, Spanish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Author Albert Bevia @ Spain on a Fork


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 3 cage-free organic eggs
  • 1 slice havarti cheese
  • 1 tomato
  • pinch sea salt
  • pinch black pepper


  1. Finely mince 3 cloves of garlic, finely dice 1/2 of an onion, reserve 2 cups of fresh spinach and crack 3 eggs into a bowl, season with sea salt & black pepper and whisk together until well combined

  2. Heat a nonstick fry pan with a medium heat and add in 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, after 2 minutes add in the diced onions and minced garlics, mix with the olive oil, after 3 minutes add in the 2 cups of fresh spinach and continue to mix, once the spinach has welted (about 2 minutes), season everything with a kiss of sea salt and some freshly cracked black pepper, quickly mix together and then pour in the egg mixture, after 1 minute run a spatula through the outer edges, to ensure the omelette is not sticking, after 2 minutes add in a slice of cheese and fold the omelette together, cook for 30 seconds and then flip the omelette, cook for another 30 seconds, transfer to a serving dish next to some sliced tomatoes, enjoy!

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  1. D

    5 stars
    very good, thanks

    04 . Nov . 2023
    • Spain on a Fork

      Glad you liked it! Much love 🙂

      04 . Nov . 2023
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  3. Jay

    What is the exact size of the pan that you used to make this omelette? You say large non-stick pan but that is not very descriptive. (my pan was way too large and it did not work well).

    The Amazon link that you posted was not very helpful either as it links to an entire set of pans.

    I really like your videos and recipes but I just wish that you could be a bit more precise on the equipment used.

    14 . Jan . 2022
    • Spain on a Fork

      The size of the pan I used was 10 inch (25 cm), but you can use any size pan you want, does not need to be the exact size I am using. The most important thing is that it´s nonstick 🙂 much love

      16 . Jan . 2022
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  6. Valerie S

    5 stars
    This is delicious!. Even though my pan was a medium size, my burner is the ring electric that is lopsided so the oil pools to one side and heat control is difficult as the controls are a bit off, (causing this omelette to brown a lot without having the top layer cook all the way), and I have no idea how to flip the omelette in air, (or anything else for that matter, I was really surprised at how well this turned out.!!! Thanks!!

    27 . Nov . 2020
    • Spain on a Fork

      I am so happy to hear that! thanks for the comment 🙂 much love

      28 . Nov . 2020
  7. Brandie

    5 stars
    Delicious! I never had an omelette with spinach, but I’ve been wanting to give one a try. I was wary of adding onions and garlic, so I went light on those two ingredients. However, it tasted great! I’m glad I came across this recipe.

    11 . Jun . 2020
    • Spain on a Fork

      the onions & garlic just give the omelette more texture and more depth of flavors, so happy to hear you enjoyed it! thanks for the comment 🙂 much love

      12 . Jun . 2020
  8. mimi rippee

    Mmmmmm I love that you used havarti in your omelet! I’ve always like spinach in omelets. They just feel healthy!

    15 . Apr . 2020
    • Spain on a Fork

      Absolutely, eggs & spinach work so well together 🙂 thanks for the comment Mimi! much love

      15 . Apr . 2020
  9. Bozu

    5 stars
    Wow, Magnificent !!!
    I’m making your recipe tonight, I received my organic basket with lots of vegetables including spinach. Also ideal in the evening for a light meal, served with a nice salad. Thank you

    15 . Apr . 2020
    • Spain on a Fork

      That organic basket sounds amazing <3 Thanks for the comment 🙂 much love

      15 . Apr . 2020

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