Apple Onion Omelet


Serving Size:
1/2 omelet

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Gluten-free


  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup 1% low fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup sweet onion
  • 1 large apple
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  2. Peel and core apple. Thinly slice apple and onion.
  3. Beat eggs with milk, water and  pepper in a small bowl; set aside.
  4. Over medium heat, melt butter in a small, ovenproof skillet.
  5. Add onion and apple to the skillet and sauté until onion becomes translucent, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  6. Spread out the onion and apple mixture evenly in the skillet.
  7. Pour egg mixture evenly into the skillet and cook over medium heat until the edges begin to set. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese over the top. Transfer skillet to the oven and bake until the center is firmly set, approximately 10 to 12 minutes.
  8. Cut omelet in half and slide each half onto an individual plate.  Serve immediately.

Helpful hints

  •  Walla Walla sweet onion recommend if available.
  • Jonagold, Gala or McIntosh are the best apple varieties for this recipe.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 284

Protein 13 g

Carbohydrates 22 g

Fat 16 g

Cholesterol 303 mg

Sodium 169 mg

Potassium 341 mg

Phosphorus 238 mg

Calcium 147 mg

Fiber 3.5 g

Added Sugar 0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

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

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