Asparagus Cheddar Omelet Recipe

This asparagus cheddar omelet is the perfect protein-filled way to start your morning!

Now that I’m taking care of Mom, I’m having to learn to cook without salt. This is difficult for me because I put salt on everything. And not just any salt, either. I always use the good stuff.

Clean Eating Asparagus Cheddar Omelet shown from above, looking down onto he omelet on a round plate. You can see a small bit of the melted cheddar and the omelet has fresh, chopped parsley sprinkled over the top.

But mom’s sodium is strictly limited these days, so I’m learning where I can give her a little more in her day and where I can cut back. She needs fat and calories because she eats like a bird. But the sodium…. well, let’s just say it’s in everything, even without adding salt.

One of the breakfasts she really loves is this Clean Eating Asparagus Cheddar Omelet. While it’s not specifically low sodium, it’s definitely low-ER in sodium, and I simply balance that out with the rest of her day. It works pretty well, and mom still gets to enjoy tasty foods. You, obviously can add salt if you wish. But I’ve tasted this myself, and I have to say it’s pretty delicious without it. So, if reducing sodium is on your to-do list, give this a try for breakfast.

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Clean Eating Asparagus Cheddar Omelet

Asparagus Cheddar Omelet

A delicious, protein-filled way to start your morning!
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, French
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 1 servings
Calories: 326kcal


  • 1 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 large eggs (lightly beaten with a fork)
  • ½ oz. finely shredded cheddar cheese (I use a microplane/zester to get a fine grate)
  • 1 tbsp. chopped onions
  • cup chopped asparagus (washed, trimmed and thinly sliced)
  • 1 tbsp. fresh Italian parsley


  • Melt the butter in a skillet and sauté the onions and asparagus until the onions are translucent.
  • Pour in the eggs, stirring gently to scramble, then form into a flat surface.
  • Sprinkle the cheese and fresh parsley and fold the eggs over.
  • Transfer the omelet to a plate and sprinkle with a bit of leftover, fresh parsley for garnish.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste if you wish.


Please note that the nutrition data is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.


Serving: 1entire recipe | Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 418mg | Sodium: 241mg | Potassium: 310mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2635IU | Vitamin C: 23.3mg | Calcium: 189mg | Iron: 3.6mg

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  1. Grace Hopkins says:

    Sounds easy enough.

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Grace – It is! 🙂