Oven omelette

Step by step recipe:

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

    Prepare 1 onion and chop finely.
  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.
  4. 3 min.Oven omelette : Photo of step #4
    Use the same pan to fry 150 g small pieces of bacon until lightly browned.
  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.
  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.
  7. 1 min.Oven omelette : Photo of step #7
    Pour the beaten eggs over.
  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.
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    Serve without delay.

Remarks:

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

Source:

Based on a recipe by Jean-Marc Toussaint.

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