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French Omelette

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  Eggs 2
  Cold water 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Ounce (15 Gram)
For vegetarian filling
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped onion 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm), crushed
  Tomato 1⁄2 , peeled and chopped
  Black olives 2 , sliced
  Finely chopped fresh basil 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. To make filling, heat oil in a small saucepan. Cook green pepper, onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes or until soft. Add tomato, olives and basil and cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes longer. Season with black pepper.
2. Lightly whisk together eggs and water; season to taste. Heat an omelette pan over a medium heat. Add butter and tilt the pan so the base is completely coated. When butter is foaming, but not browned, add egg mixture. As it sets use a palette knife or fork to gently draw up the edge of the omelette until no liquid remains.
3. Top with filling and fold in half. Slip omelette onto a plate

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 366 Calories from Fat 280

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 666.6 mg27.8%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.7%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A 33.5% Vitamin C 38.1%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 14.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Omelette Recipe