Sorrel omelette


Sorrel omelette
A sorrel omelette is, unsurprisingly, a classic omelette with chopped sorrel added, but it is also served with a reduced cream and sorrel sauce.
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Last modified on: June 1st 2022

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23 min.5 min.19 min.47 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
Sorrel omelette
Prepare 200 g sorrel: rinse thoroughly then dry in a salad spinner.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Sorrel omelette
Shred the sorrel.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
Sorrel omelette
Bring 250 g liquid cream to the boil in a small saucepan. Salt and pepper.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Sorrel omelette
Add 2/3 of the sorrel.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Sorrel omelette
Mix well and leave uncovered on low heat to thicken.

Check the seasoning.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
Sorrel omelette
Meanwhile, break 8 Eggs into a bowl. Salt, pepper and beat with a whisk.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Sorrel omelette
Add the remaining sorrel. This might look like a lot, but don't worry, just mix it in.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Sorrel omelette
Put a non-stick frying pan on low heat with 30 g butter.

When the butter has melted and is beginning to sizzle, pour in the egg and sorrel mixture.

Leave to cook gently.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Sorrel omelette
As soon as the omelette is set around the edge, fold one side in and roll it up (if possible, though this isn't easy).

Turn off the heat and leave to rest for a good 5 minutes to finish cooking.

Stage 10
Sorrel omelette
Serve plated up ("à l'assiette"), cut into individual portions with the cream and sorrel sauce poured around.
Remarks
This recipe can also be made with spinach.

for a more indulgent version, try adding morels or a mushroom duxelles to the cream and sorrel sauce.
Keeping
Should be eaten right away.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,557 Kcal or 6,519 Kj58 gr11 gr142 gr
78 %22 %1 %22 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
177 Kcal or 741 Kj7 gr1 gr16 gr
9 %3 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
389 Kcal or 1,629 Kj14 gr3 gr36 gr
19 %6 %<1 %5 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Sulfites, Milk, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 5.84 €
  • Per person : 1.46 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vegetable clafoutis, Madras rice, Salmon with sorrel, Chantilly cream, Broccoli savoury custard, ... All
SorrelSorrel: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sorrel soup, Sorrel pesto, Creamy rice with green asparagus and sorrel , Scallops with sorrel and Noilly Prat, Avocado mousse with sorrel, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fruit crumble, French Family Cake, Hamburger buns, Yeast-based flaky dough (for croissants), Boulangère potatoes, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Genoese croque-monsieur, Quiche filling mixture, Génoise (Genoa sponge), Escalope cordon bleu, Choux pastry (pâte à choux), ... All
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