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.
38,2344.6/5 for 28 ratings
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Last modified on: May 1st 2016

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
10 min.7 min.17 min.
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Should be eaten immediately.

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
635 Kcal or 2,659 Kj44 gr18 gr54 gr
32 %17 %2 %8 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
95 Kcal or 398 Kj7 gr3 gr8 gr
5 %3 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
159 Kcal or 666 Kj11 gr5 gr14 gr
8 %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: Spinach fritters, Spinach and Comté Loaf, Spinach Croque-monsieur , Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach, Gratin slices with spinach, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Montbenoit's canapés, Gratin Parmentier, Caribbean upside-down cake, Bonnevaux apple tart, Hazelnut and orange cake, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sesame cookies, Eggs with tomatoes and courgettes, Little vegetable omelettes, Flamiche, Pistachio shortbread biscuits, ... All
ShallotShallot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chicken breasts with tarragon, Thaï rice with small vegetables, Valay salad, Smooth mixed vegetable soup, Pork Chops with Rosemary, ... All

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