A delicious breakfast or brunch dish. With its combination of eggs, lean bacon, tomato, chives and capsicum it provides a healthy start to the day.


  • For the filling:

  • 1 tabs olive oil

  • 100 grams short cut rindless bacon

  • .5 red medium red capsicum (chopped into small pieces)

  • 2 small ripe tomatoes

  • 1 tabs fresh chopped chives

  • 1 tabs fresh basil torn into small pieces

  • .5 tabs fresh continental parsley

  • freshly ground sea salt

  • freshly gound black pepper

  • For the omelette:

  • 3 eggs

  • tabs olive oil

  • salt and pepper


  • 1.

    Prepare the filling by heating the olive oil in a frying pan.

  • 2.

    Add the bacon pieces and fry until cooked.

  • 3.

    Add the capsicum, tomatoes, chives and parsely and cook through until soft. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside and keep warm unitl the omelette is cooked.

  • 4.

    Stir the parsley through the filling just before serving.

  • 5.


  • 6.

    Separate the yolks from the whites of the eggs.

  • 7.

    In an electic mixer, whisk the egg whites on a high speed until stiff.

  • 8.

    Fold in the egg yolks and salt and pepper on a slow speed until mixed through.

  • 9.

    Heat the olive oil in an omelette pan or skillet. (a medium heat will do)

  • 10.

    Pour in the egg mixture. Lower the heat and cook for 3 minutes.

  • 11.

    Place the pan under the griller for 1 minute to cook the top.

  • 12.

    Assemble for serving by spooning the filling on to one side of the omelette and folding the omelette in half.

  • 13.

    Can serve two people if cut in half. Serve immediately.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 371kj
  • Fat Total 30g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Protein 16g
  • Carbohydrate 9g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Sodium 642mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

Powered by


This omelette is light and souffle-like in its texture. To retain this texture it is important not to overcook the egg. Do not be disappointed if the lovely puffy omelette flattens a little upon removing from the griller. For a slight variation, before putting under the griller, sprinkle with some grated cheese.

Like this recipe? Subscribe to our newsletter to get more recipes like this delivered striaght to your inbox.

By registering you agree to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Privacy Notice

Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below


Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

2 2 2 2 2
Average Rating
0 comments • 1 rating