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Traffic light omelettes recipe

Just the thing for a light lunch or to get you going for the day ahead!

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Serves 4

Nutritional information

Per serving:

  • 795kJ / 190kcal
  • 14g protein
  • 6g carbohydrate, of which 6g sugars
  • 13g fat, of which 3g saturates
  • 2g fibre
  • 0.4g salt
A plate with a golden omelette that has different-coloured chunks of pepper


  • 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


  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!

  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.

  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.

  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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