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omelette in cast iron pan

French Omelette with Bacon, Potatoes and Courgettes

This recipe for an easy omelette with bacon, potatoes and zucchini, that you don't have to fold, is a just as delicious and very satisfying!
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Course: Main
Cuisine: French, Modern European
Keyword: easy omelette, omelette recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 381kcal


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 50 g bacon lardons or 4 bacon strips chopped
  • 1 medium potato boiled and diced
  • 1 small courgette/zucchini cut into ½" dice
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp whole milk
  • 1 spring onion sliced
  • salt to taste


  • Prepare all ingredients.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a medium sized pan and cook bacon for 5 minutes until most of the fat has been rendered and they are slightly crispy.
  • Remove bacon on a paper towel lined plate and set aside. Brown diced potato and courgettes with a pinch of salt until golden.
  • While potatoes and courgettes are cooking whisk eggs, milk and salt in a small bowl.
  • Pour the egg mixture into the pan, add bacon bits and sliced spring onion. Turn the heat to low and cover with a lid for 5-7 minutes until eggs are set. Serve with a green salad.


Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 345mg | Sodium: 316mg | Potassium: 886mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 731IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 5mg