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.
26,2824.6/5 for 27 ratings
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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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Step by step recipe


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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
731 Kcal or 3,061 Kj44 gr18 gr54 gr
37 %17 %2 %8 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
109 Kcal or 456 Kj7 gr3 gr8 gr
5 %3 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
183 Kcal or 766 Kj11 gr5 gr14 gr
9 %4 %<1 %2 %
% 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.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Creamy spinach and potato gratin, Salmon and Spinach Gratin, Spinach Mornay, Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , Parcels of fish fillet in spinach, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Arizona cupcakes, Fried bread with leek and poached egg , Two-stage beef chuck , Smooth mixed vegetable soup, Flaky brownie brioche, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio custard tart, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Poached eggs, Croque-monsieur complet, How to prepare egg glaze, ... All
ShallotShallot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mixed tomato salad, Roquefort sauce, Hachis parmentier : meat with mashed potato and cheese, Baked Mont d'Or with diced mixed vegetables, Dipping bread with cheese, ... All

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