Natto Omelet For a Quick Breakfast

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This Natto Omelet is packed with soybeans and rich in nutrients. If you’re not sure how to use natto, give this recipe a try! It’s a simple yet delicious dish.

Looking for easy natto recipes? Try my Natto Rice Bowl, Natto Cheese Toast, or Natto Chahan!

Natto Omelet

I’ll walk you through the ingredients and step-by-step instructions. I hope you enjoy it!

Why You Will Love This Recipe 

  • Natto omelet is a healthy dish with high nutritional value.
  • While natto may be slimy and gooey, cooking with eggs will fluff the texture nicely.
  • It’s an easy recipe if you try natto for the first time.


Natto is a traditional Japanese food made from fermented soybeans. It has a sticky and gooey texture, is highly nutritious, and is a popular choice for breakfast in Japan. One of the most common ways to enjoy natto is by serving it over rice. Learn more about natto in “How to Eat Natto: A Beginner’s Guide

Recipe Ingredients

You’ll need the following ingredients to make this Natto Omelet:

Natto omelet ingfedients.
  • Natto typically comes with natto sauce and karashi mustard (Japanese mustard). We use them to season natto in this recipe. If they are not included, use soy sauce as an alternative.
  • Scallions and nori to mix in egg mixture.
  • Mayonnaise for the topping.

How To Make Natto Omelet: STEP BY STEP 

Here are some quick visual instructions! For the video and all the detailed ingredients and instructions, go to the printable recipe card below.

How to make natto omelet.

Step 1

Chop the scallion into small pieces.

How to make natto omelet.

Step 2

Beat eggs in a bowl, and add natto, nori, and the scallions.

How to make natto omelet.

Step 3

Pour the egg mixture and cook over medium heat.

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Step 4

Fold the egg in half.

natto omelet on a plate

Place it on a plate and top with mayonnaise and chopped scallions. I hope you enjoy this nice and fluffy omelet!

Variations of ingredients

You could try adding these ingredients as well.

  • Cheese
  • Kimchi
  • Potato
  • Okra
  • Avocado
  • Nagaimo (a type of mountain yams)

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Natto Omelet

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Juri Austin
This Natto omelet is packed with soybeans and rich in nutrients. If you don't know what to do with it, try this recipe — it's an easy but tasty main dish!


  • Frying pan 20cm/8 inches


  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 pack Natto, 50g (Use the attached sauce as well)
  • 2 Scallions
  • 1 Tbsp Shredded nori
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Oil, for cooking
  • Mayonnaise and Scallions for Toppings, optional


  • Chop scallions: Chop the scallion into small pieces.
  • Make egg mixture: Beat eggs in a bowl, add natto, natto sauce, chopped scallions, shredded nori, salt, and mix well.
  • Pan fry egg: Pour oil in a frying pan over medium heat, slowly pour the egg mixture, cover and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Fold in half: Open the lid, fold the egg in half and tweak the shape. Cook until the egg is cooked through. 
  • Topping: Place it on a plate and top with mayonnaise and chopped scallions.



  • Storage: 3 days in the fridge.
  • You can substitute soy sauce if your natto doesn’t come with the sauce.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 170g | Protein: 14.5g
Course: Main
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: natto omelet, Vegetarian
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