Easy Egg Omelet Recipe

2017-07-10
  • Yield : 2 serving plates
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 30m

Easy egg omelet recipe.Very easy egg omelet baked in oven.While omelets can be served plain folded in half,you can vary them with a different fillings. If you want to add the filling before removing the omelet from the pan , follow the method below.

You can also spoon the filling between the halves immediately after sliding the omelet out on serving plate.

Fillings and Flavorings:

Cooked Ham: In a small nonstick skillet,melt 1 tablespoon unsalted butter over medium-high heat. Add 3/4 cup cooked ham,cut into strips,and cook until hot,stirring frequently.Sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon seasoned pepper.

Fines Herbs: Add 4 teaspoons mixed dried herbs or 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh herbs to the beaten eggs before cooking. Fresh parsley,chives and fresh tarragon are all suitable for 1 fines herb omelet.

Cheese: Sprinkle each omelet with 1/2 or 1/3 cup freshly shredded Cheddar cheese,just before folding.

Asparagus: Cook 1/2 of 10 oz (300 g) package frozen cut-up asparagus,according cooking instruction;drain. In 1-quart (1 L) saucepan over,heat 1½ teaspoons unsalted butter over low heat. Stir in 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour,the gently stir in 1/4 cup (60 ml) milk,1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt and 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.Cook,stirring,until thickened.Stir in cooked asparagus.

Creole Sauce: In a small nonstick skillet,heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil over medium-high heat. add 6 tablespoons chopped green pepper , 6 tablespoons chopped fresh celery and 2 tablespoons chopped yellow onion. Cook,stirring,until tender,for about 5 minutes. add 2 peeled and chopped medium tomatoes,1 teaspoon fresh oregano leaves and 1/4 teaspoon salt.Mix well.Reduce heat to low and simmer,covered,for 10 minutes,stirring often.

Cooked Shrimp: In a 1 quart (1 L) saucepan,prepare 3/4 oz (25 g) package white sauce mix , according cooking instruction. when smooth , stir in 1/2 cup diced cooked shrimp ,1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice ,1½ teaspoons chopped fresh parsley and dash of Worcestershire sauce. Heat.

Easy Egg Omelet Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs,separated
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) water
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Method

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl,using a mixer,beat egg whited until foamy. Add cream of tartar and beat until white form stiff peaks.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C). In a small mixing bowl,combine egg yolks,salt and water. Using a mixer,beat until light and fluffy. Carefully fol into beaten egg whites.

Step 3

In a nonstick 10-inch (25 cm) skillet,melt butter over medium-high heat. Add egg mixture and cook until golden on the underside of the omelet,for about 3 minutes.

Step 4

Place skillet in the oven. bake omelet in preheated oven for 10 minutes,or until surface is golden.

Step 5

Run wood spatula around side of skillet and make slit part way across center.Using a spatula,fold the egg omelet in half. Slide the omelet onto a warm plate. Serve immediately.

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Ehergy

    236 cal
  • Protein

    7.2 g
  • Carbohydrate

    35.6 g
  • Fat

    9 g
  • Cholesterol

    25 mg
  • Calcium

    146 mg
  • Fibre

    5 g
  • Sodium

    260 mg
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