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Baked Denver Omelet

Baked Denver Omelet is a delicious brunch or breakfast dish that is so easy to make. The classic combination of eggs, ham, cheese, bell peppers and onions baked together in a pie dish making it easy to serve a family. 

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Baked Denver Omelet

Omelets are one of our favorites for breakfast and this casserole version is my new go-to recipe for an easy make ahead breakfast. When you see how easy it comes together, you’ll be making it again and again. 

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Baked Denver Omelet

Baked omelets make a great addition to your Easter brunch or special weekend get together with family and friends. I love how light and fluffy the eggs turn out and the flavor combination is amazing.

How to Bake a Denver Omelet:

Step by step photos to make Denver Omelet Casserole

  • Add eggs, cream (or milk), salt, red pepper flakes, and garlic to a mixing bowl and beat together. 
  • Mix in diced ham, diced peppers, diced onions and shredded cheese. 

Baked Denver Omelet

  • Pour into a greased pie dish. Top with asparagus spears if desired. 
  • Bake for 45- 50 minutes or until eggs are set. 
  • Remove from oven and allow to rest 10 minutes before serving. 

Baked Denver Omelet

How to Store and Reheat a Baked Omelet:

If you are making a baked omelet in advance, allow it to cool. Wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve. It will keep in the refrigerator up to 3 days. 

To reheat, cut into wedges and heat on a baking sheet at 325° for about 8 – 10 minutes. 

Easy Breakfast & Brunch Recipes

Easy recipes to serve for breakfast or a holiday brunch.

Denver Omelets are sometimes called western omelets and have been a long time restaurant favorite and it’s so simple to bake one up right at home. 

Time Saving Tip:

To save time, chop your ham and vegetables ahead of time and mix up your omelet together when you are ready to bake it. 

Egg casserole with ham and cheese

Add this baked Denver omelet to your holiday brunch menu or make it for dinner. It’s really flavorful and delicious and sure to be a family favorite. 

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Yield: 8 servings

Baked Denver Omelet

Baked Denver Omelet

Baked Denver Omelet is a delicious brunch or breakfast dish that is so easy to make. The classic combination of eggs, ham, cheese, bell peppers and onions baked together in a pie dish making it easy to serve a family. 

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • non stick cooking spray
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or milk
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups diced ham
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1 cup diced bell peppers
  • 1 cup shredded cheese, colby-jack or cheddar
  • 2 asparagus spears, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Spray a pie plate with non stick cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Add eggs, cream, salt, granulated garlic, red pepper flakes to a bowl and whisk together.
  4. Mix in diced ham, onions, peppers and cheese.
  5. Pour into prepared pie plate.
  6. Top with asparagus spears if desired.
  7. Bake for 45- 50 minutes or until eggs are set.
  8. Remove from oven and allow to rest 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 276Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 244mgSodium: 800mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 20g

Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.

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3 Comments

  1. I love this recipe as is but I like to put one cup of salsa on the bottom of the pie plate then add the Denver omelet ingredients on top once in awhile just for a change. Very good

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