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Easy Egg Quick Stove Top

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  228
  • Protein  17 g
  • Carbohydrates  7 g
  • Fat  15 g
  • Cholesterol  233 mg
  • Sodium  360 mg
  • Potassium  275 mg
  • Phosphorus  226 mg
  • Calcium  142 mg
  • Fiber  0.9 g

Denver Omelet

DaVita dietitian Helen shares her delicious recipe for a Denver Omelet featuring peppers, onions, ham and cheese. She's modified the recipe so people with kidney disease can be treated to this hearty and flavorful breakfast and still stay on their dialysis diet.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Helen from Colorado.

Portions: 1     Serving size: 1


  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 ounce ham, diced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 ounce extra-sharp cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add diced pepper, onion and ham. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  2. Beat egg and egg white.
  3. Pour egg mixture into skillet.
  4. Cook until the omelet firms up and then loosen both sides of the omelet with a spatula. Roll it over onto a serving plate and sprinkle cheese on top.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2-1/2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, low potassium
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Add additional egg white if you need a higher protein breakfast.
  • Double ingredients to make an omelet for two.



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Denver Omelet

Smookie says:


Was very good. I use turkey instead of ham. But very good with both.

Nov. 05, 2014, 6:34 AM - Inappropriate review?

Denver Omelet

Melissa007 says:


This is one great Omelet it taste great. my family enjoyed one with me and loved it.

Apr. 09, 2012, 5:12 AM - Inappropriate review?

Denver Omelet

stelbisc says:


Loved for two reasons - tastes great and has a low potassium rating. We used canola oil spray to cut down on the oil and "Better N'Eggs" product instead of real eggs. Hopefully our efforts made it that much healthier! This is one of my husbands favorites.

Nov. 25, 2009, 8:43 AM - Inappropriate review?

Denver Omelet



I am afairly new Renal Failure Patient and I must say that your recipes are GREAT!!! Iknow that if I stick to these wonderful recipes I will prolong that dreaded Dialyis Stent. Thank you so very mutch. Myrtle_lee Young

Jul. 29, 2009, 12:41 PM - Inappropriate review?

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