Mom's Easy Potato Omelet - 2 Sisters Recipes by Anna and Liz
Breakfast Breads and Lattes/ Vegetarian Recipes

Mom’s Easy Potato Omelet

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Mom’s Easy Potato Omelet is called “Frittata di Patate” in Italy. It is a light and delicious potato omelet that can be made in just a few minutes!  With simple ingredients, you can whip up a quick meal.

On weekends,  my son usually requests this potato omelet for breakfast.  It’s a simple and easy recipe to make anytime. It’s also a great omelet to serve at a brunch, lunch or dinner.  Try it!

Mom’s Easy Potato Omelet

  • 2 Idaho potatoes – chopped into small pieces
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 small onion- chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp. butter
  •  sea salt & pepper to taste

Peel and chop potatoes into small pieces.  In a medium non-stick skillet, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and butter on medium heat.  Add chopped potatoes, onions, some salt and pepper.  Lower the heat, stir and cover, simmer for a few minutes until the potatoes are golden brown.

While the potatoes are cooking.  In a small bowl, scramble the eggs.  Add the potatoes into the egg mixture and mix until well combined. In a large skillet, add 1 tablespoon of oil,  and heat on low heat for 1 minute.


Add the egg and potato mixture and simmer for a few minutes.  Gently flip the omelet over and continue to cook the other side for about 2 minutes. Remove and serve.   Its delicious, eat warm or cold, enjoy!

Serve 4

Serves 2-4

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  • Reply
    April 12, 2012 at 3:51 pm

    My mom used to make us something like this all the time! It's definitely a favorite of mine.

    • Reply
      April 14, 2012 at 4:38 am

      Thanks Joanne! I enjoy this as a light dinner sometimes too!

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    April 16, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    It really doesn't get too much better than potatoes and onions in an omelet 🙂 Looks yummy!

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