Delicious Denver Omelet Breakfast Taco Recipe

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Delicious Denver Omelet Breakfast Taco Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 01, 2023

Start your day right with this mouthwatering Denver Omelet Breakfast Taco. This recipe combines the classic flavors of a Denver omelet, including ham, bell peppers, onions, and cheese, wrapped in a warm tortilla. It's the perfect breakfast option for a busy morning or a relaxed brunch with friends and family. Ready in just 20 minutes, this versatile dish can be customized with your favorite toppings. If you're looking to add some Tex-Mex flair to your breakfast routine, this Denver Omelet Breakfast Taco is the answer!


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup diced ham
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 flour tortillas (8-inch size)
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup diced avocado
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  1. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper.
  2. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and spray with cooking spray.
  3. Add the ham, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, and onion to the skillet. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until the vegetables are slightly softened.
  4. Pour the egg mixture into the skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until the eggs are scrambled and cooked through.
  5. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese over the eggs and stir until melted.
  6. Warm the flour tortillas in a dry skillet or microwave for a few seconds.
  7. Divide the scrambled eggs evenly among the tortillas.
  8. Top each taco with salsa, diced avocado, and chopped cilantro.
  9. Fold the tortillas over the filling to form tacos.
  10. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • The Denver Omelet, also known as a Western Omelet, is believed to have originated in the American West in the late 19th century.
  • The classic ingredients of a Denver Omelet include ham, bell peppers, onions, and cheese.
  • Adding salsa, avocado, and cilantro to the Denver Omelet Breakfast Taco gives it a delicious Tex-Mex twist.
  • This recipe is a great way to use up leftover ham or vegetables from your fridge.