This recipe is for a basic French omelet with three eggs: enough for a hearty breakfast or brunch, or a light supper for one. The key to mastering this recipe is controlling the heat so the eggs do not brown, and whisking the eggs in the skillet so they set on the exterior but remain fluffy inside. A good nonstick or well-seasoned carbon-steel skillet is central to cooking the ideal omelet, which should be tender and slightly runny. Once you've got the technique down, you can play around with your seasonings, adding minced herbs, grated cheese, diced ham or sautéed vegetables. This recipe is part of The New Essentials of French Cooking, a guide to definitive dishes every modern cook should master. Buy the book.
Provided by Melissa Clark
Yield 1 serving
Number Of Ingredients 5
- Crack eggs into a medium bowl. Add 1 tablespoon water, and salt and pepper. Whisk with a fork until egg whites are incorporated into yolks. Mix in herbs, if using.
- Place a 8- to 9-inch skillet (preferably nonstick or seasoned carbon steel) over high heat. Melt butter until bubbling subsides.
- Pour in egg mixture and reduce heat to medium. With the back of a fork or a heatproof rubber spatula, whisk eggs around skillet until the bottom begins to set. This takes only a few seconds. Add any fillings, if using.
- Tilt skillet and either bang or flip egg over itself. Use fork or spatula if necessary to complete folding in half or thirds. Angle the skillet and a serving plate together, and flip omelet onto plate.
Nutrition Facts : @context http, Calories 317, UnsaturatedFat 12 grams, Carbohydrate 1 gram, Fat 26 grams, Fiber 0 grams, Protein 19 grams, SaturatedFat 12 grams, Sodium 383 milligrams, Sugar 1 gram, TransFat 1 gram
YUMMY VEGGIE OMELET
- Melt one tablespoon butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Place onion and bell pepper inside of the skillet. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes stirring occasionally until vegetables are just tender.
- While the vegetables are cooking beat the eggs with the milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.
- Shred the cheese into a small bowl and set it aside.
- Remove the vegetables from heat, transfer them to another bowl and sprinkle the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt over them.
- Melt the remaining 1 tablespoon butter (in the skillet just used to cook the vegetables) over medium heat. Coat the skillet with the butter. When the butter is bubbly add the egg mixture and cook the egg for 2 minutes or until the eggs begin to set on the bottom of the pan. Gently lift the edges of the omelet with a spatula to let the uncooked part of the eggs flow toward the edges and cook. Continue cooking for 2 to 3 minutes or until the center of the omelet starts to look dry.
- Sprinkle the cheese over the omelet and spoon the vegetable mixture into the center of the omelet. Using a spatula gently fold one edge of the omelet over the vegetables. Let the omelet cook for another two minutes or until the cheese melts to your desired consistency. Slide the omelet out of the skillet and onto a plate. Cut in half and serve.
Nutrition Facts : Calories 386.4 calories, Carbohydrate 9.1 g, Cholesterol 429.8 mg, Fat 29.8 g, Fiber 1.6 g, Protein 21.7 g, SaturatedFat 15.7 g, Sodium 1157.8 mg, Sugar 4.8 g
CLASSIC OMELETTE RECIPE BY TASTY
- In a medium bowl, beat the eggs.
- Melt the butter in a medium frying pan over medium heat.
- Pour in the beaten eggs. Stir and shake the pan, moving the eggs around until a few curds form. Reduce the heat to low, then flatten the eggs until the still-runny egg covers the entire bottom of the pan. Add any fillings that you would like.
- Let the omelette cook until the eggs are fully set, 1-2 minutes, then gently roll the omelette and transfer to a plate. The surface should be smooth with no color.
- Sprinkle with chives, if desired.
Nutrition Facts : Calories 372 calories, Carbohydrate 1 gram, Fat 29 grams, Fiber 0 grams, Protein 23 grams, Sugar 0 grams
I love combining ingredients, especially for breakfast, but I just don't like making omelets. For me, the great part of eggs is the separate flavor of the runny yolks. This recipe is very easy to modify to your personal tastes, but the most important thing to keep in mind with your additional ingredients is that they will heat up within about three to four minutes. That means that rough veggies need to be pre-cooked, as should your bacon or other meats. All additives should be at room temperature. Here's how I had it this morning:
Provided by Lilith70
Yield 1 serving(s)
Number Of Ingredients 6
- Heat a small skillet (non-stick is fine) over medium-LOW heat, and melt the butter. (It should not pop or crackle very much at all.).
- Crack your eggs into a separate bowl so as to avoid adding calcium to your dish (shells), and then pour them into the skillet.
- Sprinkle your salt and pepper over the top.
- Distribute your additives (tomatoes and cheese in this case) over the whites, doing your best to avoid the yolks. If you get some on there, it's not that big of a deal, but it could breach the yolk.
- Cover with a pan lid for three minutes for two eggs, four and a half minutes for three eggs. This will "baste" the eggs. You'll know they're done when the outside of the yolks turn pink.
- Simply slip the finished eggs onto a plate or into a large soup bowl, and you have a great egg breakfast without crispy edges or dry corners! Serve with toast, biscuits, or whatever other sopping device you prefer.
Nutrition Facts : Calories 642.7, Fat 51.7, SaturatedFat 29.6, Cholesterol 552, Sodium 909.2, Carbohydrate 4.5, Fiber 0.7, Sugar 3.7, Protein 39.8
OMELET WITH A RUNNY YOLK
With this dish you get the best of both worlds -- the flavors of a hearty omelet, plus the delicious runny yolk of a fried egg.
Provided by Food Network Kitchen
Yield 1 serving
Number Of Ingredients 7
- Melt the butter in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the ham and bell pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until the ham is slightly browned and the pepper is softened, 3 to 4 minutes.
- Meanwhile, whisk together 2 of the eggs and some salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Stir in the Cheddar.
- Push the ham and peppers to the outside of the skillet, creating a ring. Pour the whisked egg mixture into the middle of the ring and let cook until mostly set, 1 to 2 minutes. Crack the third egg into the middle of the skillet on top of the omelet. Cover and cook until the egg around the edges is set but the yolk in the middle is still runny, about 4 minutes. Slide out of the skillet onto a plate and serve immediately, sprinkled with chives.
BIG OLE TEX-MEX BURRITO OMELET
- Make the sauce: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Toss the tomatillos, onion, jalapeno and olive oil on a baking sheet and season with salt and black pepper. Roast until browned, about 45 minutes. Puree in a blender with the cilantro, thinning with water as needed. Season with salt.
- Meanwhile, prepare the omelet: Cook the chorizo in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp, breaking it up, 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate. Stir the cumin, cayenne and paprika into the drippings in the skillet. Add the beans and saute until soft, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper, then add the bell pepper and cook 1 to 2 more minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
- Whisk the eggs and milk in another bowl. Wipe out the skillet, reduce the heat to medium and add 1/2 tablespoon butter. Pour half of the egg mixture into the skillet and cook until the center is no longer liquid, loosening the edges with a rubber spatula and tilting the skillet to let the uncooked egg run underneath. Shake the pan to loosen the omelet, then spoon half of the bean mixture, chorizo and cheese down the center. Fold in both sides to cover the filling, then flip the omelet so it is seam-side down and cook 1 more minute. Repeat with the remaining butter, egg mixture and fillings to make another omelet. Top with the tomatillo sauce and garnish with the crema and tomato.
Provided by Académie Culinaire
Number Of Ingredients 4
- Break and whisk eggs in a bowl. Season as needed.Melt butter in a frying pan over high heat. Pour in eggs while stirring with a fork, stop mixing when eggs start to set at the bottom. Reduce heat and finish cooking without mixing and avoiding too much browning.Sprinkle chopped chives over the eggs. Fold and roll the omelette, turn it over onto a serving platter. Serve hot.
OMELETTE NATURE (BASIC OMELET)
- Combine the eggs, salt and pepper to taste in a mixing bowl.
- Place an eight- or nine-inch omelet pan on the stove and heat well. Add the butter and, when melted, add the egg mixture and start cooking, shaking the skillet and simultaneously stirring rapidly with a fork, holding the tines parallel to the bottom of the skillet. Try not to scrape the Teflon or metal surface.
- Cook to the desired degree of doneness. Ideally, in the minds of most fine cooks, the omelet must remain runny in the center, yet firm on the bottom. Remember that the omelet will continue to cook until the moment it is turned out of the pan and that it cooks quickly.
- When the omelet is properly done, lift the handle of the skillet with the left hand. Knock the omelet pan on the surface of the stove so that the omelet ''jumps'' to the bottom curve of the pan. Use the fork and quickly fold the omelet from the top down. Let the omelet stand as briefly as possible over high heat until it browns on the bottom. Turn it out neatly onto a hot serving plate, seam side down.
Nutrition Facts : @context http, Calories 236, UnsaturatedFat 9 grams, Carbohydrate 1 gram, Fat 18 grams, Fiber 0 grams, Protein 16 grams, SaturatedFat 8 grams, Sodium 317 milligrams, Sugar 0 grams, TransFat 0 grams
CLASSIC FRENCH OMELETTE RECIPE BY TASTY
French omelettes are arguably the most famous omelettes--and the most technically challenging. But fear no more, we take you through all the tips, tricks and techniques to create the most delicious, and beautiful, omelette in no time.
Provided by Matt Ciampa
Yield 1 serving
Number Of Ingredients 6
- Add the eggs, water, and salt to a medium bowl. Use a wire whisk or fork to beat until the whites and the yolks are completely combined, with no spots of egg white remaining. The mixture should flow off the whisk evenly. Let sit at room temperature for 10-15 minutes.
- Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in an 8-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat until it starts to foam, but does not brown, about 1 minute. Pour in the eggs. Using a rubber spatula, constantly scrape the bottom of the pan while also moving it in a circular motion to ensure that the eggs cook slowly, forming only small curds, 1-2 minutes. Be sure to scrape the sides of the pan to incorporate the wispy edges back into the center of the omelette. Once the eggs are softly scrambled and look creamy and custardy, 2-3 minutes more, stop stirring and reduce the heat to low. Use the spatula to smooth the surface in an even layer. You can also gently shake the skillet to settle any uncooked egg. The surface should look wet, but not runny.
- Remove the pan from the heat and let sit for 1 minute to ensure the omelette will hold its shape.
- Gently begin to roll up one side of the omelette. Slide ½ tablespoon of butter into the pan to help release the rest of the omelette from the surface. Continue rolling into a cylinder shape, then invert onto a plate, seam-side down.
- Brush the exterior of the omelette with the remaining ½ tablespoon butter. Garnish with chives and flaky salt.
- Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts : Calories 475 calories, Carbohydrate 1 gram, Fat 41 grams, Fiber 0 grams, Protein 24 grams, Sugar 0 grams
MY FAVORITE OMELET
My dad made this for me one morning many moons (and suns) ago and it quickly became my favorite omelet. It has all the ingredients I love. My guilty pleasure is putting far more bacon on the plate than indicated below. ;)
Provided by Sandi From CA
Yield 1 serving(s)
Number Of Ingredients 10
- Heat pan on medium with about a teaspoon of oil.
- Crack both eggs into bowl, then add salt, pepper and milk. Whisk until well-blended.
- Pour egg into hot pan and immediately tilt pan so that egg mixture covers entire bottom.
- Scatter/layer most of each of the remaining ingredients (leaving a bit of each for garnish) over ½ the omelet and allow to cook until you're able to flip the empty half over onto the half with "goodies". A fish spatula works better than a regular one here because it lifts more of the omelet, reducing the chance of tearing it.
- Cook to your desired doneness; I like mine very dry with some color to it and that takes just a couple of minutes, so be careful you don't burn your omelet.
- Garnish with remaining ingredients and the last bacon slice, then GOBBLE-GOBBLE!
Nutrition Facts : Calories 598.6, Fat 47.4, SaturatedFat 16.7, Cholesterol 491.1, Sodium 945, Carbohydrate 10.9, Fiber 5.3, Sugar 2.8, Protein 33.6
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