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French Omelet

1
Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Easy Method: Heat 1 tablespoon butter in skillet; add egg mixture and cook slowly. run spatula around edge, lifting to allow uncooked portions to flow underneath. Fold and serve.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3
eggs
1 Tbsp
water
1/4 tsp
salt
1 dash(es)
pepper
1 Tbsp
butter

OPTIONAL FILLINGS

mushroom pieces
1 Tbsp
snipped parsley, or chives
cream cheeese

How to Make French Omelet

Step-by-Step

  • 1With a fork, beat eggs, water, salt, and pepper till mixture is blended, but not frothy.
  • 2Heat an 8 inch skillet with flared side.
    Add butter, let sizzle and browm lightly.
    Tilt pan to grease sides.
  • 3Pour in omelet mixture; leaving heat moderately high.
    With fork tines up and parallel to skillet, rapidly stir through top of uncooked egg.
  • 4Keep omelet an even depth.
    As you stir uncooked egg zigzag fashion out to edges, cooked bits will come to center.
    Shake pan constantly to keep egg mixture moving.
    Cook 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 5When egg is set but still shiny, remove pan from heat.
    If desired, spoon mushrooms cooked in butter, or other fillings across center; fold sides of omelet over, envelope style to hold in filling.
  • 6Tilt pan and roll omelet onto hot plate.

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About French Omelet

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: French