Omelette in a bun

A close up of a sandwich on a plate Kids Lunchbox Recipes

Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:5 mins
  • Cook:20 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 3

Make this tasty vegetarian omelette roll for lunchboxes, or a quick and easy dinner for kids. It’s guaranteed to satisfy fussy eaters

Nutrient Unit
kcal 355
fat 16g
saturates 5g
carbs 34g
sugars 3g
fibre 3g
protein 18g
salt 1.2g


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium potato , cut into cubes
  • 1 spring onion , finely sliced
  • handful baby spinach leaves
  • 4 eggs
  • 9 small cherry tomatoes , halved
  • handful crumbled feta or grated cheddar
  • 3 rolls
Sweet potato crisps


  • STEP 1

Heat the oil in a small non-stick frying pan and fry the potato over a low heat until it is browned and tender, this will probably take about 10 mins in all. Add the spring onion and fry for a minute then stir in the spinach.

  • STEP 2

Whisk the eggs lightly with a little seasoning and then pour them into the pan and cook until set on the base. Dot on the tomatoes, sprinkle on the cheese and grill until the top browns. Cool a little then slide out of the pan and cut into thirds.

  • STEP 3
Creamy lentil & veggie curry

Split the rolls and stuff them with a piece of omelette, sandwich together and halve.

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