Feta and Fresh Basil Omelet

Kathie Carr


I love fresh basil! This omelet is special because the filling is so fresh and crisp.

I really don't know the nuitrition values here but its not drenched in butter and seems to be pretty healthy to me.

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5 Min


5 Min


4 large
eggs, separated
1/2 c
fresh basil leaves, torn up into small pieces
thinly sliced red onion
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat broiler.

Whisk egg yolks in a medium bowl. In a separate bowl beat whites until soft peaks form. Fold whites into yolks.

Pour olive oil into a hot oven proof skillet and roll pan to cover bottom with the oil. Pour eggs into skillet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Place skillet under broiler to cook eggs 2-3 minutes more. They should be golden and set, not runny.
Slide omelet out of skillet. Top with cheese, basil, and onion. Fold over omelet and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs
Other Tag: Quick & Easy