Navajo Omelet

"This is an omelet version of the southwest favorite Navajo Taco (or Indian Taco). Full of flavor, easy to make, and always a hit."
photo by kiwidutch photo by kiwidutch
photo by kiwidutch
photo by kiwidutch photo by kiwidutch
photo by kiwidutch photo by kiwidutch
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  • Whip the eggs with the water and pour into a 7" cast iron skillet (or other heavy skillet) heated to medium high heat.
  • As it cooks, tip the pan and pull the sides in to allow the uncooked egg to flow under the edges of the omelet.
  • While not quite cooked, add the 1/4 cup cheese to one half, and fold the other half to top it.
  • Slide to a plate and top with warmed beans, tomatoes, onions, olives & 2-3 tablespoons shredded cheese. (More cheese, tomatoes, olives or onions may be added, as desired).
  • Top with dollops of sour cream & salsa.
  • ENJOY!

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  1. This was very good
  2. Loved it! I adopted you and made this for Pick a Chef Spring 2007. I made this for DH's lunch and it was well received:) I didn't have sour cream to hand so just added a few pieces of fresh chopped tomato on the top and it was fairly quick and easy to make. Please see my Rating System: 4 stars for a tasty and filling lunch that offered something different from run-of-the-mill omelets. Thanks!
  3. This was super easy to make. I used ranch style beans rather than the kidney beans and I omitted the olives. This was good. I served it with hashbrowns and toast. Thanks for sharing your recipe Lauralee!


Our picture was taken at Bryce Canyon NP when we celebrated our 47th anniversary. (It has now been 54 years!!) <br> <br>Of course, I love to cook and bake. Desserts seem to be my specialty, however my husband & I like Mexican, Southwest, Greek, and Italian cuisine alot. Healthy food(soy milk, tofu etc.), alot of raw vegetables and made from scratch comprise much of our diet. I have always had problems cooking fish, tho we do like to eat fish. We are both retired. <br> <br>I love Labrador Retreivers and have owned, trained and shown several very nice ones! <br> <br>My husband and I are both natives of Colorado, however somehow we ended up living in St. George Utah, in the South west corner, near Zion, Bryce, & Grand Canyon National Parks, which we enjoy alot. Before the price of gasoline took a jump, I volunteered at Zion NP. <br> <br>We celebrated our 53th wedding anniversary in the summer of 2008.
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