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Southwestern Omelet

Hearty home-style food is popular in our small farming and timber community. We love pulling in flavors from other regions for this eggy dish. —Patricia Collins, Imbler, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 6 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • 1 ripe avocado, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Salsa, optional

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute onion and jalapeno in oil until tender; remove with a slotted spoon and set aside. Pour eggs into the same skillet; cover and cook over low heat for 3-4 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with the onion mixture, bacon, tomato, avocado and 1/2 cup cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Fold omelet in half over filling. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes or until eggs are set. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Serve with salsa if desired.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 390 calories, 31g fat (10g saturated fat), 355mg cholesterol, 480mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 4g fiber), 22g protein.

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