Spanish Ham Omelet

By Robin H – Ottawa, ON
Spanish Ham Omelet
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25
  • Servings: 2-4

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About this Recipe

A traditional Spanish omelet with ham and onions. A balanced breakfast of protein, carbs and healthy fats. Egg portions can be modified to create a thicker omelet. Recipe is portioned for 2 people.


1 1cm thick slice of Maple Leaf Natural Selections Naturally Smoked Ham
4 eggs
1.5 large white potatoes
1 large onion
1/4 cup of milk, water, or soy
1 oz cheese (personal preference)
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp salt


- Heat large skillet with olive oil or oil of choice to medium.

- Take 1 1/2 potatoes, rinse and slice thinly, into 1/2 cm sections. Rinse once again.

- Microwave potatoes with 1/2 cup of water in a covered dish for 7 minutes.

- While potatoes are cooking, cube 1 or 2 thick slices of Maple Leaf Natural Selections Natural Smoked ham, place in hot skillet.

- Dice 1 large onion into small pieces, add to hot skillet with ham.

- Add any other desired vegetables to skillet, peppers, mushrooms, etc.

- Fry on medium heat until ham is browned and onions are cooked. (5-10 minutes)

- Remove ham and onions from pan, set aside.

- Drizzle oil in pan, place a single layer of potato slices evenly covering the bottom of the skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low.

- Put 4 large eggs, milk, salt and pepper in a bowl, whisk.

- Pour egg mixture over potatoes, then spread ham and onions over top.

- Place any remainder chunks of cooked potato over top.

- Cover pan and cook for 5 minutes on low, or until egg is fully cooked.

- Poke holes in omelet with fork during cooking to speed up egg cooking.

- Once egg is cooked, shred desired and type of cheese over top and cover once again for 30 seconds.

- Remove from heat, serve and enjoy!


Cook eggs on low heat to ensure omelet will not stick to pan. Potatoes should be golden brown on underside when fully cooked.

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