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Egg White Omelette

Start your morning off right with this light and fluffy egg white omelette. Loaded with veggies, it’s hearty, filling and comes together in just 10 minutes!

Just like this crustless quiche, this egg recipe doesn’t skimp on flavor or taste!

Egg white omelette with tomatoes on top.
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Healthy Egg White Omelette

This recipe proves that egg whites don’t have to be bland and boring! It is just as fluffy and flavorful as a traditional omelette, but with less fat and lower cholesterol. Veggies, meat and cheese pack a punch of flavor just like in my egg white muffin recipe!

My dad made this for me when visiting and this healthy egg white omelette has been on rotation ever since. He filled his to the brim with vegetables and then the cheese melts it all together.

Why This Recipe Works

  • Healthy: This omelette with egg whites is lower in calories but higher in protein, keeping you fuller for longer throughout the morning.
  • Customizable: Omelettes are perfect for cleaning out the fridge. You can basically use any type of veggies or meat that you have on hand.
  • Perfect way to start the day. If you are bored of scrambled eggs for breakfast, try his fluffy egg white omelette!

How to Make an Egg White Omelette

Making an egg white omelette in pan.
  • Sauté. Start by cooking the veggies and meat in a skillet over medium heat until tender. I like to use an 8-inch nonstick skillet for best results. Then push the vegetables over to one side of the pan.
  • Pour. Lower to medium-low heat and slowly pour the egg whites into the empty side of the skillet. Twirl the pan so the eggs run all around the surface of the pan (even under the vegetables). Sprinkle the mozzarella on top of the veggies and add any extra seasonings. Cook until the egg whites have bubbled and cooked underneath.
  • Flip. Turn off the heat, then use a spatula to carefully flip the egg over the vegetables. Transfer the omelette to a plate and add favorite toppings of choice!


  • Veggies. Any type of veggies will work. Spinach, mushrooms, potatoes, asparagus, zucchini, peppers and onions all taste delicious. I use potatoes in this Spanish omelette!
  • Meat. You can keep it meatless, or add in sausage, bacon or even leftover baked ham from the holidays.
  • Cheese: Feel free to use feta cheese or cheddar cheese instead.
  • Spices. The options are endless! Add in garlic powder, onion powder, a dash of red pepper flakes or even some everything but the bagel seasoning.
  • Toppings: Our favorites are diced tomatoes, hot sauce and parmesan cheese. Sliced avocado, salsa and fresh herbs like cilantro or chives also tastes amazing.


Is an omelette with only egg whites healthy?

That really depends on your goals! If you are looking to reduce calories, fat, and cholesterol eggs whites can be a better option than a whole egg.

Can I use egg white from a carton?

While you could, I don’t recommend it. Fresh eggs not only taste better but will give you a fluffier omelet.

How do you make an omelette fluffier?

I would whisk your egg whites in a small bowl first before adding them to your skillet as well as remember to cook them on medium low heat.

What is the best way to flip an omelette?

Since we are just home chefs over here, there is no need to get fancy and try flipping it with a quick motion of your wrist. Instead I like the easier way of using a spatula to flip the egg whites over the filling and then sliding it onto a plate.

Egg white omelette on white plate.

Serving Suggestions

This egg-white omelette is packed with veggies and protein and is a meal in itself! Sometimes I serve this with my easy french toast recipe, it’s all about balance. Here are some more ideas though if you want something else on the side.

I love having this with berry fruit salad, a slice of easy coffee cake, or baked oatmeal.

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egg white omelette with tomatoes on top

Egg White Omelette

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Author: Jamielyn Nye
Start your morning off right with this light and fluffy egg white omelette. It's super flavorful, low in fat and packed with protein and nutrients. 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1


  • olive oil spray
  • cup egg whites
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped onion (optional)
  • ¼ cup chopped bell peppers
  • ½ – 1 cup mixed vegetables (can do mushrooms, spinach, potatoes, asparagus, etc.)
  • ¼ cup meat (sausage, bacon or ham)
  • 2-4 Tablespoons shredded mozzarella cheese (or 1-2 slices swiss cheese)
  • 6-8 cherry tomatoes (diced)

Salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste

    For topping: hot sauce and parmesan cheese


      • Spray an 8-inch pan with olive oil and heat over medium heat. Add in the onions and bell peppers and any extra vegetables and meat if desired. Cook until bell peppers and onions are tender and then push vegetables to one side.
      • Turn heat to medium-low and then spray the other half with olive oil. Then slowly pour in the egg whites. Twirl the pan so the egg whites run all around the pan and under the vegetables. Add cheese on top of the vegetables and season with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Then cook until the egg whites have bubbled and cooked underneath.
      • Turn the heat off. Then carefully flip the egg over the vegetables with a spatula (or two).
      • Place omelette on plate and top with tomatoes and hot sauce if desired. Sprinkle on a little parmesan cheese if desired. Serve while hot. 


      Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 384mg | Potassium: 1030mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1865IU | Vitamin C: 75mg | Calcium: 161mg | Iron: 1mg

      Nutrition provided is an estimate. It will vary based on specific ingredients used.

      Course: Breakfast
      Cuisine: American

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