Perfect omelette

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

1 Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 3 minutes
Perfect omelette


Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • salt
  • 2 tsp butter
  • filling of your choice

Instructions

  • In a bowl, gently whisk eggs with salt and 1 tbsp water. Melt butter in a medium non-stick frying pan with sloping sides over medium heat. Swirl as it melts to coat both the bottom and sides of pan.
  • Add egg mixture, but don’t stir. When edge is set, after 1 minute, use a spatula to lift edge of omelette, pulling toward the centre, and tilting pan so uncooked, liquid egg mixture runs underneath. Slowly repeat until mixture is set, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle fulling, if using one, across centre of omelette.
  • Tilt pan beside plate. For a three-fold rolled omelette, lift top third of omelette over filling, then tilt pan so omelette rolls onto itself and onto plate, smooth-side up. For folded omelette, slip spatula under unfilled side and fold over filling.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 285,
  • Protein
  • 19 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1 g,
  • Fat
  • 23 g,
  • Sodium
  • 237 mg.

Fillings:

Prosciutto, sliced roasted red pepper and snapped chives

Chopped tomatoes, chopped fresh dill and sliced bocconcini

Sliced strawberries, creme fraiche or sour cream, shredded basil and freshly ground black pepper

Chopped fresh mint and ricotta cheese

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