Breakfast Brunch Snack Vegetarian

Cornish yarg & button mushroom omelette

Cornish yarg cheese has a delicious flavour and texture which lends itself to complimenting the egg, mushroom and potato combination in this recipe. 

This is a very quick snack to make if you have some cold potatoes and some mushrooms in the fridge.Add a handful of fresh herbs for more flavour.


Cornish yarg & button mushroom omelette

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 4 eggs whisked with 4 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8-10 cooked new potatoes sliced
  • 125 g chestnut mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh herbs
  • salt and coarse ground black pepper
  • 100 g Cornish yarg cheese or similar hard cheese, grated


  • Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan
  • Add the new potatoes and sauté until starting to brown
  • Add the mushrooms and fry for another 5 minutes
  • Gently add the eggs to the pan stirring as you go, pulling the mix away from the middle of the pan to help cook evenly
  • Cook for about 8 minutes on a medium heat, checking the edges to see if it is golden brown
  • Have a grill heated ready
  • Top the omelette with the grated yarg and grill until melted and golden

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