Spanish Omelet Recipe Inspiration – and a Cookbook Giveaway

This Spanish Omelet makes an inspiring and easy breakfast.  And it’s zero points for Weight Watchers–hooray!  

This Spanish Omelet makes an inspiring and easy breakfast. And it’s zero points for Weight Watchers–hooray!

Spanish Omelet

Did you make any healthy New Year’s Resolutions?  Or are you looking for some recipe inspiration for the new year? 

Well, I just decided I need to lose some weight.  Even joined Weight Watchers.  Since I hover on the border of normal and overweight but have good labs, I wouldn’t normally worry. 

This Spanish Omelet makes an inspiring and easy breakfast. And it’s zero points for Weight Watchers–hooray!

Spanish Omelet

But I have one (stupid) bad hip due to some hip dysplasia I was born with and aggravated by a mid-life return to ballet. Sigh. They say a 10% weight loss can make a big difference in preserving function.  So here I go. 

All of this meant that I was excited to get a new cookbook, Complete Month of Meals Collection, by Sacha Uelmen, from the American Diabetes Association.  The recipes are quick, plentiful and use ingredients you are likely to have around your home. And even though I’m not diabetic, healthy is healthy I figure!

Spanish Omelet

Split page design!

But beyond the recipes, the most interesting part of the book is a unique design concept for some of its content – a three-part, split-page design (see picture above).  Broken into breakfast, lunch and dinner you can flip through recipes super-fast until you find inspiration!  It’s a busy person’s dream!  

Peppers in frying pan

Eat a rainbow!

I ended up on their Spanish Omelet, musing “Why haven’t I had a Spanish omelet in… forever!”  I made my own version (theirs serves 4) using ingredients I had on hand (and whole egg rather than an egg white, cottage cheese & saffron combo).  Topped with salsa, it was a perfect start to my morning!

And for those on Weight Watchers, it’s pretty much, like, ZERO points 🙂 

Sound like fun?  You can enter for your own copy of the cookbook below…  



This giveaway, for one copy of the Complete Month of Meals Collection cookbook is sponsored by the American Diabetes Association.  It is open to mailing addresses in the US and closes on Jan 24, 2017 at midnight CST.  To enter, leave a comment below telling me if you made any resolutions this year. For a second entry, follow all my Pinterest boards (if you have a religious objection to my Christmas/Easter boards, just let me know and skip them) and leave me a second comment telling me you are following. The winner will be picked randomly, contacted by email and have 24 hours to get back to me with mailing information or a new winner will be chosen.

Spanish Omelet (my version)
Serves 1
This Spanish Omelet makes an inspiring and easy breakfast. And it’s zero points for Weight Watchers–hooray!
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
243 calories
23 g
372 g
10 g
16 g
3 g
375 g
517 g
9 g
0 g
6 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 243
Calories from Fat 92
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 372mg
Sodium 517mg
Total Carbohydrates 23g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 9g
Protein 16g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  1. • 1/3 cup mixed chopped peppers (I used bell and jalepeno from the freezer)
  2. • 1 leek, chopped (white part only) or 2 Tablespoons chopped onion
  3. • ½ roma tomato, chopped (optional if using salsa)
  4. • 1 clove garlic, minced
  5. • 2-3 Tablespoons water, divided
  6. • 2 large eggs
  7. • Nonstick spray
  8. • 2 Tablespoons salsa for topping (optional)
  9. • salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a small frying pan, steam peppers, leek, garlic and tomato (if using) in 1-2 tablespoons of water until tender. Turn up heat to cook off any excess liquid.
  2. Beat eggs with a tablespoon of water. Add steamed vegetables to the egg mixture.
  3. Wipe out the frying pan (helps with sticking), then reheat pan and spray with nonstick spray.
  4. Return egg and vegetable mixture to the pan. Stir a couple times, then cook until set, flipping (for a nonstick pan) or placing under the broiler (for a stainless steel pan) to cook through.
  5. Fold omelet in half onto serving plate and top with salsa.
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104 thoughts on “Spanish Omelet Recipe Inspiration – and a Cookbook Giveaway

  1. kelly woods

    My New Years Resolution is to loose some weight that I have gained from some health issues. Thank you

  2. Leah Shumack

    My resolution this year is to clear the clutter! So far we’ve gotten a lot cleaned out!

  3. Pam C.

    I did not make any resolutions this year. I already have way too many things on my to do list…

  4. Vikki Billings

    I made a goal for this year, its to lose 100 pounds, I lost 80 last year. I know I can do it!!

  5. jenny

    My resolution this year was to tackle my health- I have an autoimmune disorder and I am trying every natural remedy I can before I am forced into surgery. I am also making time for myself every day… even if it is just 5 minutes!

  6. Kathryn C

    my only real resolution this year was to continue clearing out clutter and simplifying and I am happy to report that it is becoming a routine for me. I don’t like throwing things out in the trash if they can be recycled, donated, etc so it is good to know that there are places I can bring my stuff to & out of a landfill !

    Kathryn C

  7. Heather Ely

    I made a resolution to work less hours and spend more time with my daughter. They grow up way to fast!

  8. Connie Tillman

    wow! what a super cute cook book


    Save more, spend less. So far so good!
    Thanks for the chance

  9. Stephanie

    My resolution is to ride my bike at least 3 times a week to help me spend more time outdoors.

  10. Lauryn R

    I don’t think I have ever had a Spanish omelet, it sounds delicious! I am always looking for new ways to eat healthier, but my New Years Resolution this year is to drink more water and eat better for my Rheumatoid Arthritis.

  11. Liz N.

    My goal this year is to cook a new-to-us meal at least once every 2 weeks. Trying to broaden what we eat and gain in my cooking skills and confidence! I made a yummy vegetarian chili yesterday – even snuck in some red peppers that my hubby didn’t notice!

  12. Stephanie Grant

    I did not do resolutions this year, I find that I never stick to them and they just stress me out so I skipped them this year.

  13. Kelly McGrew

    Yes I have committed to losing weight through weekly meal prepping and getting more exercise. This book would help with meal prepping inspiration!

  14. Wendy R.

    I don’t really make resolutions, but I do try and have a better year than the one previous!

  15. Elicia P

    So strange I read this today. My youngest sister was just telling me that she has hip problems and they are not aligned. I told her to seek a chiropractor.
    I did not set a resolution but rather a goal. I discovered 7 months ago that I have diastis recti from having my son. My goal is to close the 1.5 finger gap.
    (that and be more organized!)

  16. Suzanne

    My resolution this year is to drink my 8 cups of water a day. I’ve met my goal and surpassed it every day.

  17. Katrina Brockavich

    I made a resolution to set my phone down and not check it for an hour every evening and focus only on my family.

  18. Stephanie Shipley

    I made a resolution to take better care of myself this year and make more time for myself.

  19. Jennifer Cervantes

    I didn’t make any resolutions this year, but we are planning to eat healthier this year.

  20. Shawn Andree

    My resolution is to try and have more organization in my life, and get rid of the clutter.


  21. jenny

    My resolution this year is to make time for myself daily…. even if it’s hiding in the closet for 5 minutes!

  22. Katie Rose

    I resolved to get up earlier around 350 times. It gives me a bit of wiggle room instead of failing once and then just giving up.

  23. Stacie Humphrey

    My New Year’s resolution is to eat healthier and exercise more. I would love some new recipe ideas! I also follow on Pinterest.

  24. Geena O'Banion

    I have two resolutions for the new year: a) stand up for what I believe in and b) don’t let others influence my direction/goals this year. Always thinking about these two things…………..

  25. grace

    i never make resolutions, but i wish you the best of luck in yours! as knowledgeable as you are about food, i have no doubt you can do it. 🙂
    love this omelet, by the way!

  26. cheri

    No resolutions for me, but gratitude is my word of the year. I haven’t had a Spanish omelet in a long time as well, looks delicious.

  27. Jeffrey

    My New Year’s resolution is to be the best version of me…Husband, father, son, brother & friend. Doing things for others, making them smile really has a positive impact on ones self worth. 2018 will be my feel good year!

  28. Eileen Dean

    I don’t make resolutions but I always need to loose weight….and am always excited by new recipes or a new cookbook!

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