A delicious and nutritious breakfast starts the day off right. The Mediterranean diet is known for offering healthy and tasty food choices, and this broccoli and cheese omelet recipe is no exception. It is low in carbohydrates, gluten-free, and vegetarian-friendly. It is an easy recipe to follow and a great way to add some variety to your breakfast routine. Keep reading to find out why this dish is perfect for your morning meal and how to make it.


  • 2-1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 6 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/3 cup sliced pitted Greek olives
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Shaved Romano cheese and minced fresh parsley
  1. Preheat broiler. In a large saucepan, place steamer basket over 1 in. of water. Place broccoli in basket. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer; steam, covered, until crisp-tender, 4-6 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, salt and pepper. Stir in cooked broccoli, grated cheese and olives. In a large cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium heat; pour in egg mixture. Cook, uncovered, until eggs are nearly set, 4-6 minutes.
  3. Broil 3-4 in. from heat until eggs are completely set, 2-4 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into wedges. Sprinkle with shaved cheese and parsley.

In conclusion, breakfast is an essential meal that fuels your body and brain, and it should not be skipped. The Mediterranean broccoli & cheese omelet is an excellent way to start your day. It is a nutritious, filling, and tasty recipe that is low-carb, gluten-free, and vegetarian-friendly. This recipe’s ingredients are packed with vitamins and minerals that your body needs to stay healthy, and it is easy to make for those who may feel rushed in the mornings. By adding this Mediterranean omelet to your breakfast routine, you will feel energized and focused on whatever the day throws your way.

Nutrition Facts

  • 1 wedge (calculated without shaved Romano cheese): 229 calories
  • 17g fat (5g saturated fat)
  • 290mg cholesterol
  • 775mg sodium
  • 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber)
  • 15g protein

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