President Hoover's Ham Omelet

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"Herbert Hoover liked his breakfast ham encased in an omelet. Man sized omelet."

Original recipe yields 1 serving


  • Serving Size: 1 (418.6 g)
  • Calories 872
  • Total Fat - 68.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 33 g
  • Cholesterol - 1005.4 mg
  • Sodium - 2564.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 5.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 0.9 g
  • Protein - 56.3 g
  • Calcium - 146.3 mg
  • Iron - 5.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 1.4 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Blend eggs, salt and pepper in blender until light and fluffy.

Step 2

In a cast iron or oven safe skillet, melt butter and sautee diced ham.

Step 3

Remove ham from skillet, set aside. Pour egg mix in skillet, place in oven.

Step 4

Bake for a few minute until eggs are cooked, check at about 5 minutes to gauge for doneness.

Step 5

When done, placed diced ham on one side, fold over and topped with minced ham.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


We had this as breakfast for dinner and it was so easy peasy to put together! Especially good after gardening all day and needing something quick and tasty. Thank you DieniaB for sharing. Made it for Billboard Tag.

review by:
(2 Jun 2019)


I only made a half recipe as I find 2 eggs and some toast on the side is plenty, thank you diena b for a great and delicious breakfast.

review by:
(11 Sep 2018)