Definition of western omelet in English:

western omelet


  • An omelet containing a filling of onion, green pepper, and ham.

    ‘We walked to the lead diner at 0915 and had a western omelet.’
    • ‘At a nearby breakfast table two Army Airborne Infantry soldiers, with legs wrapped in casts and Ace bandages, ate western omelets and compared notes.’
    • ‘Years ago they attempted to serve up western omelets (or Denver omelets, depending on where you live…), but couldn't crank them out fast enough.’
    • ‘Breakfast consisted of pre-made western omelets, biscuits and gravy, cold cereal, instant oatmeal, half grapefruits, half oranges, bananas, apples, muffins, cinnamon rolls, breads and bagels to taste, juices, coffee and tea.’
    • ‘A western omelet for two requires 5 eggs (you can use 6 if they're small or your skillet is more than 12 "), about 1 or 2 tsp. each of fine chopped onion and green pepper, and a couple of Tbsp. of diced ham.’


western omelet

/ˈwestərn ˈäm(ə)lət/ /ˈwɛstərn ˈɑm(ə)lət/