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feta and fresh basil omelet

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

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.

(1 rating)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For feta and fresh basil omelet

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

How To Make feta and fresh basil omelet

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    Slide omelet out of skillet. Top with cheese, basil, and onion. Fold over omelet and serve.

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