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Soufflée omelette with cheese

Soufflée omelette with cheese

Halfway between an omelette and a soufflé, this quick recipe give a light and delicious result. The secret is mainly in the two cooking methods: frying pan, then oven.

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Last modified on: June 22th 2013

For 6 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
35 min.16 min.51 min.
Preservation: To eat right now.
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Step by step recipe

1 Separate egg whites from yolks.
2 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #2Whisk whites to soft peak stage, not too firm. 10 min.
3 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #3Add lemon juice to yolks, salt, pepper and beat until quite frothy. 5 min.
4 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #4Add grated cheese and mix gently. 3 min.
5 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #5Add a few tablespoons of whites to yolks and cheese. 2 min.
6 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #6Fold into yolks using a maryse.

We add a little white to yolks at first to facilitate the final blending.
3 min.
7 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #7Pour this mix into the remaining whites... 2 min.
8 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #8... and fold, still using the maryse... 7 min.
9 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #9... until thoroughly mixed.
10 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #10Preheat your oven to 356°F (180°C).

Put a non-stick frying pan on medium heat without fat, and then put in a metal ring.

If you don't have metal ring, don't worry, use any pan you can find with non-stick bottom (otherwise put a sheet of greaseproof paper in the bottom) which can go both on the hob and in the oven.
2 min.
11 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #11When frying pan is quite hot, pour in the egg mix and cook like this for about 3 to 5 minutes. 5 min.
12 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #12Then put in the oven for about 10 minutes, check cooking like for a cake. 10 min.
13 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #13Don't hesitate to finish under the grill to brown the top. 1 min.
14 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #14Remove the ring (if used) by passing a knife blade all around it, between omelette and metal sides. 1 min.
15 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #15Serve preferably with a small green salad, French dressing and herbs.
16 Soufflée omelette with cheese : Photo of step #16A possible variation, tomato souflée omelette: pour half the mixture into pan, then add a layer of cooked tomato slices (pan-fried beforehand in a little olive oil), and finally add the remaining mix. Then cook and serve as usual.

Remarks

The ideal utensil for this recipe is a non-stick frying pan with removable handle.

Serve with a herb salad on the side, as I think that something with a hint of acidity makes a good accompaniement.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
94369 gr13 gr68 gr
47 %27 %1 %10 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
18013 gr2 gr13 gr
9 %5 %<1 %2 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
15711 gr2 gr11 gr
8 %4 %<1 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 6 people : 2.20 €
Per person : 0.37 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: From Thierry Marx.
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