Dad's Chili Cheese Omelet

Recipe by Charmie777
READY IN: 15mins


  • 1
    (15 ounce) can chili with beans
  • 3 -4
    eggs, beaten well (per omelet)
  • 1
    cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 14
    cup onion, diced
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, diced (optional)


  • In a small pan heat chili, and keep warm.
  • Make sure all your ingredients are ready before you begin.
  • Season 3-4 beaten eggs with salt and pepper.
  • Melt a small amount of butter or margarine in a small nonstick skillet.
  • Add in a little onion and jalapeno and saute for a few minutes (this can be skipped if you desire).
  • Add eggs all at once and swirl around pan, scraping and tilting edges to cook evenly.
  • When just slightly moist on top, place about 1/2 cup warm chili along half of the eggs and top with some shredded cheese, and additional onions and jalapenos, if desired.
  • Gently fold omelet over to form semicircle.
  • Slide onto serving plate and top with a spoon of chili and more cheese for presentation.
  • Repeat with ingredients and 3-4 eggs per omelette.