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Oven omelette

Oven omelette

For this omelette with a difference, we'll fry sliced potatoes, bacon (lardons) and onions, then pour the beaten eggs over and finish cooking everything together in the oven.

The French sometimes call this an "Omelette of Moyenmoutier" after a village in the Vosges.

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Last modified on: May 21th 2017

For 6 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationCookingStart to finish
15 min.37 min.52 min.
Preservation:
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Oven omelette : Photo of step #1 Break 6 eggs into a bowl, add salt and pepper then beat with a whisk.
Stage 2
7 min.
Oven omelette : Photo of step #2 Peel 300 g cooked potatoes and slice.

Prepare 1 onion and chop finely.
Stage 3
7 min.
Oven omelette : Photo of step #3 Pour 4 tablespoons oil into a large frying pan on high heat.

When really hot, add the sliced potatoes and brown on both sides.

Salt after frying and set aside.
Stage 4
3 min.
Oven omelette : Photo of step #4 Use the same pan to fry 150 g small pieces of bacon until lightly browned.
Stage 5
2 min.
Oven omelette : Photo of step #5 Then add the chopped onion and cook for a further 2 or 3 minutes without browning the onion.

Check the seasoning.
Stage 6
2 min.
Oven omelette : Photo of step #6 Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Butter a gratin dish, then add the potatoes and spread the bacon and onions over the top.
Stage 7
1 min.
Oven omelette : Photo of step #7 Pour the beaten eggs over.
Stage 8
25 min.
Oven omelette : Photo of step #8 Bake for about 25 minutes. Check towards the end to ensure that the omelette is not overcooked.
Stage 9
Oven omelette : Photo of step #9 Serve without delay.

Remarks

This works well using diced ham instead of the bacon bits (lardons).

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Based on a recipe by Jean-Marc Toussaint.

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