Ham Mushroom Cheese Omelet with Tomato Salsa (South Beach Phase 1) | dietplan-101.com

Ham Mushroom Cheese Omelet with Tomato Salsa is a delicious mix of eggs and vegetables. This breakfast contains no grains, so it is perfect for Phase 1 of the South Beach diet. The ham and mushroom are a flavorful combination. This versatile dish can be served hot or cold, making it a great lunch choice as well!

This recipe yields 2 servings


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsps water (from soaking mushroom)
  • salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 3 tsps vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped low-fat ham
  • 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped mushroom
  • 2 slices of low-fat cheddar cheese (or any sliced cheese)
  • 1/2 cup + 1/2 cup homemade tomato salsa


  1. Add water, salt, and pepper to the eggs, then whisk together.
  2. Preheat 1 tsp oil in a non-stick frying pan.
  3. Cook chopped onion, bell pepper, mushroom, and ham until softened, then transfer to a bowl.
  4. Add the cooked ham and vegetables to the beaten eggs and mix well.
  5. Preheat another 1 tsp oil over medium heat.
  6. Pour in 1/2 of the egg mixture and spread evenly, lower the heat and keep stirring.
  7. When the egg is almost cooked, top with 1 slice of cheddar cheese (tear into pieces).
  8. When the cheese is melting, spread over 1/4 cup tomato salsa, then fold the omelet into half.
  9. Continue to cook until the omelet is done, then transfer to a serving dish and top with another 1/4 cup of salsa.
  10. Repeat the same for the remaining egg mixture.
  11. Serve hot.