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What To Serve With An Omelet – 13 Delicious Side Dishes

If you’re wondering what to serve with your omelet, you’ve come to the right place.

In this article, I list 13 of the most popular side dishes for omelets.

In a rush? Here’s the short answer.

The best dishes to serve with omelets are sausage potato hash, bacon fried rice, smoked salmon pinwheels, and Greek spinach waffles. Try lemon arugula salad, roasted cherry tomatoes, and sauteed mushrooms for healthier options. If you’re making a sweet omelet, serve granola and stewed berries.

Ready? Let’s jump right in.

Sausage potato hash

Start your Saturday mornings right with a perfectly cooked omelet and a serving of this hearty sausage potato hash. 

It’s basically already a complete meal on its own. 

So adding this dish to an omelet is guaranteed to leave you happily full.

You might even need to take a nap after eating. 

This sausage potato hash is incredibly versatile, so don’t limit yourself – go crazy and swap the sausage out for chorizo and use sweet potatoes for a delicious twist on the original.

Bacon fried rice

Who says you can’t have an omelet for dinner? 

Make this bacon fried rice to pair with your omelet to make it a meal worthy for dinner time. 

It has everything you need – the protein, starch, and veggies all in one dish. 

And the best part?

This bacon fried rice comes together in just one pan, which means less mess for you to clean up later.

Lemon arugula salad

Craving for a fresh dish to go with your omelet? 

Try this bright lemon arugula salad. 

It’s exceptional, especially with a French omelet. 

It gives you a zesty and crisp bite to contrast with your soft omelet. 

And have I brought up how simple it is to make? 

You only need five ingredients and three minutes to get this lemon arugula salad on your plate.

Roasted cherry tomatoes

These roasted cherry tomatoes will take your humble omelet to the next level. 

Fresh cherry tomatoes are tasty. But roasted ones are on another level.

Roasting the cherry tomatoes releases their natural sweetness and adds a subtle smoky flavor that works well with any egg dish. 

With these vibrant roasted cherry tomatoes, your plate of food will be drool-worthy and insta-worthy (is that even a word?).

Avocado toast

Remember when avocado toast was the ultimate breakfast food? 

Other breakfast items (like overnight oats) have since taken over, but avocado toast remains one the best accompaniments to omelets. 

Avocado toast is good enough on its own. But pairing it with a simple omelet for breakfast will energize you for the day. 

Follow the Earth Blokes’ lead and mash some sun-dried tomatoes with the avocado for an added salty and tangy kick. 

Sauteed mushrooms

Elevate your simple omelet with a serving of these sauteed mushrooms. 

This dish features sauteed cremini mushrooms with balsamic vinegar and brown sugar sauce.

The result? 

A plate full of sweety and savory little morsels. 

They make the perfect nutritious addition to your omelet. Whether you serve these during breakfast or dinner, these sauteed mushrooms will complete your meal. 

Smoked salmon pinwheels 

Hosting a brunch party? 

These smoked salmon pinwheels are the perfect brunch food to serve with omelets. 

They’re astonishingly easy to make, so you can make a lot of portions (and make them in advance). 

Not a fan of smoked salmon?

Try swapping it out for smoked turkey instead.

Greek Spinach waffles 

The dish spanakopita (Greek spinach pie) inspired these Greek spinach waffles.

They require a bit more time and effort than your regular waffles, but they are the ultimate savory addition to your omelets. 

Make them on your days off or for the days when you need an indulgent treat. 

Psst, these hearty Greek spinach, feta, and potato waffles are not breakfast-exclusive! Enjoy them anytime you want.

Stuffed bagel bites

Impress your guests at your next brunch party with these stuffed bagel bites. 

These bite-sized treats with a cream cheese surprise in the middle are the perfect finger food. 

Warning: the ‘Everything Bagel’ seasoning on top is so addictive. 

Don’t be surprised if your guests hoard these cream cheese-stuffed bagel bites.

Plan ahead and make a double batch! 

French toast casserole 

Add a fun and sweet element to your savory omelet breakfast with this decadent French toast casserole. 

You get to enjoy french toast without doing all the hard work. 

And to make this even more practical, you can assemble the casserole the night before.

When the morning comes, you just need to finish it off in the oven. 

This baked French toast casserole is everything you’d want in French toast and more – sweet, cinnamony, and a breeze to make.

BBQ pulled pork 

Looking for something meaty to beef up your omelet? 

BBQ pulled pork is a tasty addition to any meal. 

Make a batch for dinner and save the leftovers for a breakfast that’s guaranteed to satisfy any growling stomach. 

This Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork has an irresistible sweet and tangy sauce that will leave you licking your fingers.

Chocolate hazelnut granola

Ever heard of a sweet omelet

Yes, it exists – and if you can’t wrap your head around this idea, just think of it as a sweet souffle cooked on your stovetop.

This chocolate hazelnut granola goes superbly with your sweet omelet. 

Place a spoonful of this granola over your sweet omelet, add a dollop of yogurt, and you’ve got an energy-boosting breakfast meal. 

This chocolate hazelnut raspberry granola is so good, you can eat it on its own.

Stewed berries 

Stewed berries are an effortless fruity dish you can whip up at a moment’s notice.

It’ll add an extra oomph to your sweet omelet. 

What if berries aren’t in season where you live? Fear not – this dish can be made with frozen berries too. 

Give these stewed berries a try today!

The best side dishes for omelets

  • Sausage potato hash
  • Bacon fried rice
  • Lemon arugula salad
  • Roasted cherry tomatoes
  • Avocado toast
  • Sauteed mushrooms
  • Smoked salmon pinwheels
  • Greek spinach waffles
  • Stuffed bagel bites
  • French toast casserole
  • BBQ pulled pork
  • Chocolate hazelnut granola
  • Stewed berries

What To Serve With An Omelet

In this short recipe, I show you exactly what to serve with your omelets.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: omelet side dishes, what to serve with omelet
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 154kcal


  • 1 portion omelet


  • Prepare your omelet according to your favorite recipe.
  • In the meantime, choose one of the following sides to serve alongside it.
  • Side sides include: sausage potato hash, bacon fried rice, lemon arugula salad, roasted cherry tomatoes, avocado toast, sauteed mushrooms, smoked salmon pinwheels, greek spinach waffles, stuffed bagel bites, french toast casserole, bbq pulled pork, chocolate hazelnut granola, and stewed berries.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy.


Serving: 100g | Calories: 154kcal

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