Mushroom and cheese omelette

Mushroom and cheese omelette

30 min
Rise and shine with our recipe for mushroom and cheese omelette. Nothing beats a hot, freshly made omelette with cream cheese and earthy mushrooms garnished with tomatoes and spring onions. It is quick to make and will have you feeling like a culinary genius with no effort. With its savoury and filling ingredients, this omelette with cream cheese is a must-try for anyone who loves a hearty breakfast.


  • Crack eggs into a bowl. Add a pinch of salt and pepper and beat well using a fork.
  • Add butter and oil to a pan on high heat.
  • Fry the mushrooms with a pinch of salt and pepper until golden and tender.
  • Turn down the heat and add the eggs, moving the pan in a circular motion to spread it evenly.
  • When the omelette begins to thicken, add cream cheese spread on top.
  • Once the bottom of the omelette turns golden brown, turn off the heat, remove the pan and slide the omelette onto a plate.
  • Garnish with parsley, tomatoes, and green onions. Serve immediately.

When it comes to mushrooms, the options are endless. If you prefer a rich, earthy flavour, you can opt for cremini mushrooms to add more depth to the omelette. Shiitake mushrooms, on the other hand, have a meaty, slightly smoky, and nutty flavour and are great for adding a burst of umami. Portobello mushrooms are large and meaty, making them an excellent option for a heartier dish. If you are in a hurry or just want to save time, you can make the mushroom and cheese omelette in advance and reheat it when you are ready to eat. Simply cook it, let it cool, and wrap it in foil or cling film and store it in the refrigerator. To reheat the omelette, simply unwrap it and place it in a pan or on a plate and microwave for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.

Questions about mushroom and cheese omelettes

Whip up a quick and easy breakfast full of flavour with our mushroom and cheese omelette recipe. You only need a few basic simple ingredients to make this filling dish for suhoor. Continue reading below to learn more.

How to make a cheese and mushroom omelette?
Start by making the egg mixture by beating eggs with a fork and seasoning with salt and pepper. Fry mushrooms with salt and pepper over high heat on a pan in butter and oil. Once golden and tender, reduce the heat and add the eggs. When it starts to thicken, add cream cheese on top. The mushroom and cheese omelette is done when the bottom turns golden. Garnish with parsley, tomato, and green onion.
Can you put cream cheese in an omelette?
Yes, you make a cream cheese omelette. The creaminess and tanginess of the cream cheese blend well with beaten eggs, creating a smooth and velvety texture that provides a pleasant contrast to the light and fluffy eggs. It also adds a rich and indulgent flavour, making it a satisfying and enjoyable breakfast.
How to serve a mushroom and cheese omelette?
Serve the mushroom and cheese omelette with fresh tomato slices, green onion, and parsley for a delicious suhoor or breakfast dish. To serve, simply place the omelette with cream cheese on a plate and arrange the tomato slices and green onion on top. Finally, sprinkle with some fresh parsley to add a pop of colour and extra flavour. Serve right away as it is better hot and fresh from the pan.


Cream cheese
2 tbsp
2 tbsp
Olive oil
1 tbsp
Chopped mushrooms
2 tbsp
Chopped fresh parsley
2 tsp
Chopped tomato
Spring onions

Savoury mushroom and cheese omelette

A mushroom and cheese omelette is a mouth-watering composition of flavours and texture, perfect for anyone who craves a savoury and filling breakfast. The combination of fluffy eggs and cream cheese paired with tender mushrooms creates a delicious dish that is sure to impress.

The richness of the cream cheese provides a creamy and tangy contrast to the light and fluffy eggs, while the mushrooms bring an earthy and savoury flavour to the dish. Whether you use button mushrooms, shiitake, or any other variety, the mushrooms will add depth to the omelette, making it even more satisfying and enjoyable. Who knows, perhaps it will even become your new favourite staple suhoor recipe.

If you need more inspiration for suhoor, check out our recipes for fluffy pancakes with labneh, shakshuka with cream cheese, and a light and fluffy paratha sandwich.

Make a creamy omelette with cream cheese

One of the standout features of this mushroom and cream cheese omelette is the richness of the cream cheese. It is drizzled on top and melts beautifully into the eggs. The smooth and velvety texture blends seamlessly with the light and fluffy eggs, creating a creamy and indulgent filling that is sure to satisfy. The addition of savoury mushrooms balances out the richness of the creamy goodness and makes for a well-rounded mushroom and cheese omelette with multiple layers of flavour.

The perfect meal or side for suhoor

This mushroom and cheese omelette is the perfect meal or side for suhoor to start the day. It is quick and easy to whip up, making it a convenient option for those early mornings. It is a simple and elegant breakfast, and to add a pop of colour and extra flavour, the omelette is garnished with a light spring of parsley, ripe tomato slices, and green onion. These small details make the mushroom and cheese omelette more visually appealing and add an extra burst of freshness to brighten the full and hearty mushroom and cheese omelette flavours.

Add your own touch

The mushroom and cheese omelette is a classic breakfast recipe that can be enjoyed time and time again, but why not try to transform it into something new and exciting with just a few simple tweaks? One way to change up the omelette is by adding different spices and herbs to the mix. A pinch of red pepper flakes can add a touch of heat, while fresh basil can bring a kick of fresh flavour. Or try finely chopped chives, adding a mild onion flavour that goes well with both eggs and mushrooms.

Another option is to incorporate different cheeses, such as feta or cheddar, to give the mushroom and cheese omelette an extra creamy finish. If you are looking to add a touch of colour, try adding brightly coloured vegetables, such as different-coloured peppers or cherry tomatoes into your mix – just remember that this might prolong the cooking time slightly.