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Mexican Omelet

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"Through the years, my family has enjoyed this tasty omelet for brunch. Now, as a 71-year-old farm wife, I often prepare it for friends as we gather for our many 'senior' functions."
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30 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In an 8-in. skillet, saute tortilla in butter until softened, about 2 minutes. Meanwhile, beat eggs, water and salt in a bowl. Pour over tortilla in skillet; cook over medium heat. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portions flow underneath. When eggs are set, remove from the heat. Sprinkle with 3/4 cup cheese. Combine avocado, 1/2 cup sour cream, chiles and lemon juice; spread over half of the omelet. Fold omelet in half and transfer to a warm platter. Top with tomato and remaining cheese and sour cream.


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The avocado filling for this omelet is so yummy! I like to make my own guacemole, but I never thought of adding sour cream, and it really makes a huge difference in the texture and flavor. I a...

Mmmmm! I truly enjoyed this omelet for breakfast this morning! I made two minor changes due to what I had in my refrigerator: whole wheat for flour tortillas and low fat sour cream instead of re...

This was an excellent breakfast omelet. Next time I will add 2 or 3 tortillas though. Thanks so much for this great recipe Helen.

My husband absolutely LOVED this. I only gave it 4 stars for my own opinion. lol But if you love guacamole like he does, this will be a favortie recipe, no doubt!

These made a delicious dinner, I really liked the tortillas in the omelet. I added the green chilies to the egg mixture but left everything else the same. I was a little confused by the 8 eggs...

Absolutely delicious. I used a mixture of cheddar and jack cheese, other than that, I didn't change a thing, made it for Sunday brunch and everybody raved about it.

So I substituted: two 6" corn tortillas (perfect amount), 8 egg whites and 4 eggs with yolk, cheddar cheese, lowfat kefir yogurt cheese (instead of sour cream). This tasted great with all the ...

Yum...I had a hard avocado, so used slices, and used corn tortillas...always better with corn. Also dribbled some salsa over the top. Really good. Thanks for the recipe idea!