Black Bean Omelet

by Feb 7, 2021Recipes

Prep Time

10 Min











Check out this delicious southwestern-style breakfast. It’s packed with protein and a perfect start to a great day. This omelet is also a great vegetarian option.


  • 1 can (14–16oz) black beans, drained
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1⁄4 tsp cumin
  • Hot sauce
  • 8 eggs
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1⁄2 cup feta cheese, plus more for serving
  • Pico de Gallo or bottled salsa
  • Sliced avocado (optional)
black bean omelet

Step By Step Instructions

Step 1

Pulse the black beans, lime juice, cumin, and a few shakes of hot sauce in a food processor until it has the consistency of refried beans, adding a bit of water to help if necessary.

Step 2

Coat a small nonstick pan with nonstick cooking spray, butter or olive oil and heat over medium heat.

Step 3

Crack two eggs into a bowl and beat with a bit of salt and pepper.

Step 4

Add  eggs to pan, stir with spatula and lift the cooked egg on the bottom to allow raw egg to slide under.

Step 5

When the eggs have all but set, spoon a quarter of the black bean mixture and 2 TBS feta down the middle of the omelet.

Step 6

Use spatula to fold over a third of the egg to cover the mixture in the center, then carefully slide the omelet onto a plate, using the spatula flip it over at the last second to form one fully rolled omelet.

Step 7

Repeat to make four omelets. Garnish with pico de gallo, avocado slices if you like, and a bit more crumbled feta.



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