There’s no limit to the number of fillings you can use with this basic omelet recipe. Some filling suggestions include: grated cheese, sautéed mushrooms, diced and sautéed onion, chopped and cooked bacon, diced ham.
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/8 tablespoon salt
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/3 to ½ cup filling, such as shredded cheese, finely chopped ham, baby spinach
Beat eggs, water, salt and pepper in small bowl until blended.
Heat butter in 7 to 10-inch nonstick omelet pan or skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Tilt pan to coat bottom. Pour in egg mixture. Mixture should set immediately at edges.
Gently push cooked portions from edges toward the center with inverted turner so that uncooked eggs can reach the hot pan surface. Continue cooking, tilting pan and gently moving cooked portions as needed.
When top surface of eggs is thickened and no visible liquid egg remains, Place filling on one side of the omelet. Fold omelet in half with turner. With a quick flip of the wrist, turn pan and invert or slide omelet onto plate. Serve immediately.
Be sure to check out the recipe video on YouTube for more useful tips on the recipe!
Inside Cooking Ep 132: Omelet
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