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Chicken Noodle Omelet: Perfect for Breakfast or Dinner!

By Kelsey Banfield |

Chicken Noodle OmeletWhen I saw this recipe the other day I almost died. How perfect, I thought, an omelet that mimics the taste of chicken noodle soup, but in a whole new form! I immediately set to work making it for my daughter (it is sooo easy) and we enjoyed it for dinner on a night when my husband was traveling for work. It was a total blast to eat, we kept giggling and saying “Is this soup, or eggs?” You can imagine the peels of laughter that followed from my toddler. As the mom I have to say I was completely thrilled. The omelet was a cinch to make and was a total hit in our house. On days when I don’t have time to cook this will be the perfect go-to high protein low-fat meal for both of us this summer. And, as the title suggests, I might just eat it for breakfast, too!

Chicken Noodle Omelet

adapted from Ready, Steady, Spaghetti by Lucy Broadhurst

1 packet chicken-flavored instant noodles like Ramen

1 cup chopped cooked chicken

2 tablespoons finely chopped parsely

2 eggs lightly beaten

2 tablespoons grated cheddar cheese

1. Cook the noodles according to package directions and drain well.

2. Put the noodles, chicken, parsley and eggs in a bowl mix well.

3. Heat an 8-inch ovenproof skillet over medium heat and add the egg mixture. Cook it for 5 minutes without stirring.

4. Turn the broiler to high. Sprinkle the omelet with the cheese and cook it under the broiler for 2 minutes. Serve hot.

adapted from Ready, Steady Spaghetti

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Kelsey Banfield

Kelsey Banfield is the food writer and the founder of The Naptime Chef. She writes a daily food column for Babble Food and her food writing has also appeared in the places like Parents magazine, and Martha Stewart Living. Kelsey lives in southern Connecticut with her husband and daughter. Read bio and latest posts → Read Kelsey's latest posts →

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0 thoughts on “Chicken Noodle Omelet: Perfect for Breakfast or Dinner!

  1. jen says:

    could this also be done on a griddle?

  2. Cookin' Canuck says:

    This reminds me of the Torta di Pasta that I make with leftover spaghetti. The kids always love it!

  3. Heather says:

    I made this tonight and I really didn’t like it. I guess I just couldn’t get past the texture.

  4. Angela W. says:

    Did I miss a step? When do you add the noodle mixture to the eggs??

  5. Kelsey says:

    Hi Angela, Yes, in Step 2 you add the cooked noodles to the eggs. Enjoy!

  6. Carla says:

    When do you put the flavoring packet from noodles in or don’t you?

  7. Eric says:

    Carla, I think you add the flavoring packet in Step 1, when cooking the noodles according to package directions.

  8. Kelsey says:

    Carla – yes, use the flavoring packet!

  9. James says:

    This turned out great at my house. I love noodles and omelets—what a great way to combine the two!

  10. Kelsey/TheNaptimeChef says:

    I am so glad James!

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