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Easy Fridge Raiding Omelette

I whip up a quick and Easy Fridge Raiding Omelette. A wonderful easy recipe for a fast lunch and when there are some random bits left in the fridge.
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine British, English
Keyword Easy Fridge Raiding Omelette, omelette
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 154kcal
Author Sisley White


  • Grill proof large frying pan


  • six eggs
  • splash of milk
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 large onions - diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic - cut finely
  • knob of butter
  • Then whatever you can find in your fridge or vegetable shelf such as:
  • cold cuts of cooked meat - proscuttio, ham and pepperoni
  • few handfuls of spinach
  • baby tomatoes
  • cheddar - grated


  • Dice the onions and chop the garlic.
  • Rip or cut the cold meats.
  • Prepare your vegetables - remove stalks from spinach, cut tomatoes in half.
  • In a bowl, whisk up the eggs, add a splash of milk, salt and pepper.
  • In a non-stick pan, melt the butter.
  • Add the onions and garlic to the pan and gently soften.
  • Add the vegetables and warm them through.
  • Add the cold meats and spinach¬† to warm them through.
  • Arrange everything artistically in the pan.
  • Pour over the eggy mix gently and lower the heat so it all cooks gently until the edge is able to come off (lift the edge to check) and is going lightly brown. Approx 5 minutes on a medium heat
  • Place under a medium hot grill for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add cheese on top if required and put it back under the grill until it's melted.
  • Remove carefully and serve¬†with salad, beans or chunky bread.