How to make an omelette

Learn how to make a classic omelette that's quick and tasty. We have tips for folding and rolling too, so you can achieve the perfect fluffy texture in just five easy steps.

Making an omelette – step by step:

  1. Beat the eggs really well until there are no more flecks of white.
  2. Allow the butter to melt and sizzle before pouring in the eggs.
  3. As the egg starts to set, drag with a fork towards the middle of the pan, filling any gaps with the raw egg mix.
  4. Add any fillings once the egg has set and scatter on before folding.  
  5. Use a wooden spatula to help you roll up or fold your omelette in the pan, then slide it onto the plate.

And there you have it, the perfect omelette.

Top tips

  • A small non-stick pan is best when making omelettes.
  • The butter should melt and sizzle but not brown too quickly. If this happens, the pan is too hot. Use a medium heat.

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