Spinach Omelette


Spinach Omelette
An ultra-simple but delicious omelette recipe. The beaten eggs are poured over spinach that has already been cooked with shallots.
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Last modified on: May 1st 2016

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
10 min.7 min.17 min.
Keeping: Should be eaten immediately.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Spinach Omelette : Photo of step #1
Prepare and finely chop 2 shallots.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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Melt 20 g butter in a large frying pan on medium heat.

Add the shallots, salt and pepper, and cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Add 300 g cooked spinach, mix well...

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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...and cook for 2-3 minutes, mainly to "dry off" the spinach a little.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Break 6 eggs, salt and pepper, then beat with a whisk for about 1 minute.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Pour the eggs over the spinach...

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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... and gather the spinach into the middle, preferably using a wooden spatula.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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As soon as the eggs have set underneath and are still runny on top, fold the omelette in half.

Serve immediately.

Remarks

This recipe can be adapted to make omelettes with all kinds of cooked vegetables, such as leeks.

It is not essential to fold the omelette over, it just looks more attractive.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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