10 Amazing Protein-Packed Omelet Recipes

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3) Smoked Salmon                                                           (3 of 10)

Smoked Salmon

3) Smoked Salmon                                                            (3 of 10)

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A refreshing cucumber relish lightens up the flavor of this smoked salmon omelet.

Relish Ingredients

  • ½ cup of finely diced cucumber, peeled and deseeded
  • ½ cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ¼ cup of red onion, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon of capers in brine
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh dill, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon of sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon of sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice

Omelet Ingredients

  • 4 extra-large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of heavy cream
  • ¼ cup of whipped cream cheese
  • 2 ounces of smoked salmon
  • 1 tablespoon of salted butter
  • Sea salt and black pepper

Relish Directions

  1. Combine all relish ingredients and let them marinate while you prepare the salmon mixture.

Omelet directions

  1. Tear smoked salmon into small pieces, and set aside. Grind black pepper over the whipped cream cheese.
  2. Crack the eggs into a bowl. Add heavy cream and sea salt to the eggs. Whisk thoroughly.
  3. Heat a large nonstick pan over medium heat and add in a tablespoon of butter. Once melted, pour the egg mixture into the pan and let it cook for several minutes, until set.
  4. Add in smoked salmon pieces and whipped cream cheese dollops, plus additional black pepper.
  5. Move the pan to the oven and broil the omelet for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Top the omelet with the marinated relish, diced dill, and smoked salmon.

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