The IHOP family restaurant chain has been serving a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner selections for nearly 50 years. Offering 14 types of pancakes as well as omelettes, breakfast specialties, burgers, sandwiches, salads, chicken and steaks, IHOP's diverse menu appeals to people of all ages. IHOP restaurants are franchised and operated by Glendale, California-based International House of Pancakes, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of IHOP Corp. As of September 30, 2007, the end of IHOP Corp.'s third quarter, there were 1,328 IHOP restaurants in 49 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada and Mexico. This site will provide you with restaurant news and copycat recipes for IHOP




IHOP Big Steak Omelette

The Big Steak Omelette at International House of Pancakes has strips of steak, hash browns, green peppers, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes and Cheddar cheese. Served with salsa. I just found out that this omelette served in the restaurant has 1490 calories. That's insane. You can lighten up this dish easily by using nonstick spray, egg beaters and low fat cheese. Read on to learn how to make this restaurant food at home in your own kitchen.

This steak omelette recipe is so simple and a great way to use left over steak.


  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced leftover steak
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell peppers
  • thinly sliced onions (about 2-4 Tbsp)
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded pepperjack cheese
  • 1 Tbsp sour cream
  1. Saute steak, onions and peppers in a skillet until translucent.
  2. Remove and set aside.
  3. Grease a large skillet and preheat on medium.
  4. Scramble eggs together with sour cream.
  5. Cook eggs until firm enough to flip without tearing.
  6. Flip eggs over and turn stove to low.
  7. Spread cheeses, steak, onions and peppers over eggs.
  8. Fold in half and allow to heat through.