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Tuna Omelette

    tuna omelette

    Anyone a fan of tuna salad sandwiches? Growing up, I couldn’t get enough of those simple, delicious and nutritious meals. This tuna omelette recipe takes the same great flavors of a tuna salad sandwich and puts it into an omelette for anyone looking to find a simple omelette recipe that packs a flavourful punch. 

    For an even more nutritious kick, pair it with spinach and your mornings are set! I also really love hashbrowns with this meal; it’s the perfect mix of crunch with the fluffy and light omelette. 

    tuna omelette

    The trick to a delicious tuna omelette lies in the filling. When you mix all the ingredients together, it’s important to have the mayonnaise-to-tuna ratio right. Too much mayonnaise and it becomes heavy and the flavors won’t come together. 

    Another way to ensure a delicious tuna omelette lies in the cooking process. Be sure to lightly cook the omelette before putting the filling in because the tuna will also need to heat up in the middle. 

    What You Need to Make a Tuna Omelette

    This recipe requires everyday ingredients found in your fridge. If you are not a fan of mayonnaise with your tuna, lime juice will help freshen the tuna and work to enhance the flavors.

    ingredients to make tuna omelette

    Ingredients:

    • Canned tuna 
    • Green onions
    • Paprika
    • Mayonnaise
    • Eggs
    • Mozzarella cheese
    • Red bell peppers
    • Olive oil 

    How To Make a Tuna Omelette

    Whisk your eggs: In a large bowl, add your eggs and whisk them until light and well combined. Set aside. 

    Saute your vegetables: Heat a nonstick frying pan on medium heat and add olive oil. Once hot, add green onions and red bell peppers. Stir with a nonstick spatula until bell peppers are soft, about 5 minutes. Once ready, remove from the pan and set aside. 

    sauteed red bell peppers and green onions

    Mix your ingredients: In the same bowl as your cooked vegetables, add your tuna, paprika, mozzarella cheese, and mayonnaise. Mix until well combined and set your omelette filling aside. 

    ingredients for tuna omelette mixed in a bowl

    Cook your omelette: In the same non-stick pan as your cooked vegetables, heat it on medium and add oil. Add your eggs and cook for 2-4 minutes until a skin forms. 

    Fill your omelette: Add your filling on one side of the omelette and let cook for 2-4 minutes until the egg yolk has hardened. Flip to cover the filling and place it onto a plate. 

    omelette added with filling

    Garnish and serve: Top your omelette with cheese, green onions, and some black pepper (optional) and serve.

    tuna omelette served on a plate
    tuna omelette

    Tuna Omelette

    Matthew Chin
    This tuna omelette recipe takes the same great flavors of a tuna salad sandwich and puts it into an omelette that packs a flavourful punch. 
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    Prep Time 20 mins
    Cook Time 25 mins
    Total Time 45 mins
    Course Breakfast
    Servings 1
    Calories 276 kcal

    Ingredients
      

    • 1 can flaked light tuna
    • ¼ cup green onions (sliced + more for garnish)
    • ¼ cup mozzarella cheese (divided)
    • ½ cup red bell pepper (diced)
    • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
    • 4 tbsp olive oil (divided)
    • 3 eggs

    Instructions
     

    • In a large bowl add your eggs and whisk them until light and well combined. Set aside.
    • Heat a nonstick frying pan on medium heat and add olive oil.
    • Once hot, add green onions and red bell peppers.
    • Stir with a nonstick spatula until bell peppers are soft, about 5 minutes and when ready, remove from pan into a bowl and set aside.
    • In the same bowl as your cooked vegetables, add your tuna, paprika, mozzarella cheese, and mayonnaise.
    • Mix until well combined and set your omelette filling aside.
    • In the same non-stick pan as your cooked vegetables, heat it on medium and add oil.
    • Add your eggs and cook for 2-4 minutes until a skin forms.
    • Add your filling on one side of the omelete and let cook for 2-4 minutes until the egg yolk has hardened.
    • Flip to cover the filling and place it onto a plate.
    • Top your omelette with cheese, green onions, and some black pepper (optional).
    • Serve and enjoy!

    Notes

    The trick to a delicious tuna omelette lies in the filling. When you mix all the ingredients together, it’s important to have the mayonnaise-to-tuna ratio right. Too much mayonnaise and it becomes heavy and the flavors won’t come together.
    Be sure to lightly cook the omelette before putting the filling in because the tuna will also need to heat up in the middle.
    If you are not a fan of mayonnaise with your tuna, lime juice will help freshen the tuna and work to enhance the flavors.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 276kcalCarbohydrates: 4.9gProtein: 6.6gFat: 26.7gSaturated Fat: 4.7gFiber: 0.5gSugar: 2.2g
    Keyword eggs, omelette, seafood
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    Matthew is a recipe developer and food photographer based in Canada. He enjoys all things food, drink and makes his best decisions with a mimosa in hand.

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