German Cheese Omelette Recipe 

➤ by Gerhild Fulson

This German cheese omelette recipe makes a great weekend breakfast, a super brunch, or even a light supper.

This is among one of my favorite German breakfast recipes and very traditional.

It is called Käseomelette nach Bäuerinnenart in German and literally translated as Farmer's Wife's Cheese Omelet.

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Planning on this for breakfast, I will always cook extra potatoes for dinner the night before.

Check out how to boil potatoes if you need help in doing so. You could just as quickly cook some potatoes in the microwave in the morning, just to make this omelet.

Oma's German Cheese Omelette Recipe that's perfect for breakfast, lunch. or supper.

Served with a salad and some fresh bread, this makes a delicious light supper as well.

A similar dish to this is called Hoppel Poppel. It's a dish from Berlin that uses leftovers. It's one my Mutti often served us for lunch. Check it out below.

In actuality, this is a great way to use up leftover potatoes. Finding them in the fridge is always a great reason to throw together this dish.

Got Leftovers? You could also make this ...

Here's a version of the above omelette, called Hoppel Poppel, that uses leftovers. In fact, in planning on making this, I'll purposely cook in order to have leftovers, just for this.

Hoppel Poppel made from cheesy omelette leftovers... YUM!

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German Cheese Omelette Recipe

This German cheese omelette recipe makes a great weekend breakfast, a super brunch, or even a light supper.

It is called Käseomelette nach Bäuerinnenart in German and literally translated as "Farmer's Wife's Cheese Omelet".

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes

Total Time

20 minutes

Servings:

Makes 3 - 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 potatoes, cooked, diced
  • 1 tablespoons onion, chopped
  • ¼ pound mushrooms, fresh or canned
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup cheese, grated (see hints below)
  • salt 

Instructions:

  1. Fry bacon in saucepan. 
  2. Add butter and potatoes, onions, and sliced mushrooms. If using canned mushrooms, drain well. 
  3. Sauté over medium-high heat for 2 - 3 minutes. 
  4. In small bowl, beat eggs, cheese, and salt. Pour over potato mixture in pan.
  5. Reduce heat and cook until set. Serve immediately.

Notes/Hints:

  • Use Emmental or Cheddar cheese, or your favorite
  • Instead of using bacon, add about 4 tablespoons of real bacon bits. You may need to use extra butter.
  • Instead of using onion, add about 1 teaspoon dried chopped onion.
  • When beating the eggs, cheese, and salt, try to beat in as much air as possible.
  • If you wish, you can omit the potatoes and/or mushrooms.

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Cheese Omelette Recipe made Just like Oma


This Cheese Omelette recipe is a tasty treat for breakfast, brunch, and even supper. Adding mushrooms, potatoes, and bacon makes this one a real meal!


Ingredients: bacon, butter, potatoes, onion, mushrooms, eggs, cheese, salt,

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