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Mexican Omelette

You can make a Mexican omelette that is full of protein, healthy fats, and low-carb vegetables in just a few steps. This is a great example of how quick and delicious easy keto recipes can be!

Stuff an omelette with tomatoes, cilantro, onion and cheese. Spice it up with cumin, jalapeno and garlic.

Take it to the next level with a topping of guacamole and sour cream. With these simple steps you’ll be eating a complete breakfast, inspired by a classic Mexican burrito!

This recipe is naturally low carb and great for a keto diet.

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Love Mexican food?

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Me too! This isn’t exactly a burrito, but we come close! I like this wheat-free, bean-free dish better because I feel nourished, my taste buds are satisfied and I have great energy from the healthy fats and easy to digest eggs and veggies. I stuffed all my favorite fillings in this 3 egg omelette (recipe below).

You can also use a Cauliflower Tortilla that bends and flexes perfectly to hold all your goodies or pile burrito fixings on a Keto Flatbread and eat with a knife and fork.

Try bulking up your breakfast with Cauliflower Rice or use left-over 15 Minute Carne Asada to add other Mexican flavored foods in your meal.

With a final flourish, you can top meats or fish with Tomatillo Avocado Salsa… yumm!

One of my go-to lunches is ground beef cooked in infused turmeric oil (see The Ketogenic Edge Cookbook for the recipe). Pile the meat in a bowl and top with chopped tomato and a few spoonfuls of guacamole or diced avocado. Use salad greens, if you like. The meat could also be added into this omelette to make a bigger meal with more protein and fats. A bigger meal might suit you if you are intermittent fasting or just eating two meals a day.

Other add-ins for a Mexican Omelette

  • Olives
  • Chili sauce
  • Guacamole
  • Sour Cream
  • Your favorite premade salsa
  • Cooked, crumbled chorizo
  • Diced green chilis
  • Sauteed bell peppers

Do you have The Ketogenic Edge Cookbook?

Mix and match the following recipes to bulk up your own “burrito” creation:

  • Homemade Mexican Seasoning
  • Homemade Steak Seasoning
  • Flavor Infused Fats (for cooking your meat in!)
  • Homemade Sour Cream
  • Mayonnaise
  • Guacamole (+ variations)
  • Aji Criollo
  • Cauliflower Rice (+ variations)
  • and more!

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Mexican Omelette

Jessica Haggard
Make a Mexican omelette that is full of protein, healthy fats, and low-carb vegetables in just a few steps. It's a great option for any meal and bursting with all your favorite flavors.
4.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1 serving
Calories 211 kcal


  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 small jalapeño thinly sliced, deseeded if desired
  • 1/2 small red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 medium tomato diced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 whole eggs whisked
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro minced
  • 1/4 cup queso fresco
  • 1/2 lime juiced


  • Warm coconut oil over medium-low heat in a skillet
  • Add cumin, jalapeno, onion, mushrooms, tomato and garlic to the oil and saute for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • The pan should still have enough oil. Add more if it doesn't look coated. Let warm up, then add the eggs. Cook until eggs are almost set all the way through. Add the sauteed vegetables.
  • Cook 30 seconds more then flip in half with a spatula. Transfer to a plate and serve with fresh cilantro and queso fresco sprinkled on top. Garnish with a squeeze of lime juice and enjoy warm.

Nutrition & Macros

Serving: 1omeletteCalories: 211kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 26gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 242mgPotassium: 342mgFiber: 9gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 758IUVitamin C: 23mgCalcium: 196mgIron: 1mg
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