Traffic light omelettes

  • Serves: 4
  • Preparation time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 15 mins

Dairy Free Gluten Free Vegan Vegetarian

Better Health – Recipes – Healthier Families – NHS (


    • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
    • 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
    • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and chopped
    • 6 spring onions, finely chopped
    • 8 eggs
    • 4 tablespoons 1%-fat milk
    • 1 pinch ground black pepper

Per serving:

  • 795kJ / 190kcal
  • 14g protein
  • 6g carbohydrate, of which 6g sugars
  • 13g fat, of which 3g saturates
  • 2g fibre
  • 0.4g salt


Step 1

Heat 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil in a non-stick frying pan. Add the peppers and spring onions, and stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes until soft. Tip them out of the pan into a bowl. Wipe out the pan with kitchen paper. Preheat the grill.


A really good non-stick frying pan is one of the most useful things to have in the kitchen!

step 2

Beat the eggs and milk together. Heat a few drops of vegetable oil in the non-stick frying pan and pour in one quarter of the egg mixture. Let it flow over the surface and cook for 1 to 2 minutes to set the base.

step 3

Sprinkle a quarter of the pepper mixture evenly over the surface, then grill for 1 to 2 minutes until set. Slide onto a warm plate.

step 4

Repeat with the remaining mixture to make 4 omelettes. Serve, seasoned with black pepper.


Serve each omelette with a slice of wholemeal toast for a more filling meal.

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