Mushroom and artichoke omelette


Mushroom and artichoke omelette
This French "broken" omelette is not neatly folded like a classic omelette. There is more filling than egg: mushrooms and artichokes here, pan-fried with spring onions.

It can be served flat, like a Spanish omelette, but I prefer the more original broken look.
29K 19 4.2
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Last modified on: June 30th 2016

Keywords for this recipe:OmeletteEggsMushroomsArtichokes
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37 min.17 min.54 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 3 min.
Mushroom and artichoke omelette : Photo of step #1

Beat the eggs

Break 3 eggs, salt and pepper, then beat for 1 minute.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Mushroom and artichoke omelette : Photo of step #2

Prepare the filling

Peel ½ spring onion (scallion) and chop finely.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 7 min.
Mushroom and artichoke omelette : Photo of step #3
Peel (if necessary) 175 g mushrooms and cut into small pieces.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 20 min.
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Prepare 2 purple artichokes and cut into small pieces.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Mushroom and artichoke omelette : Photo of step #5
Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a large frying pan on medium heat. When really hot, add the chopped onion.

Salt and pepper, then cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 6 - 6 min.
Mushroom and artichoke omelette : Photo of step #6
Add the mushrooms and fry until lightly browned.

Towards the end of cooking, add the artichokes.

Transfer the filling onto a plate.

Stage 7 - 4 min.
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Cook the omelette

Wipe the pan out quickly, pour in 2 tablespoons olive oil and put back on medium heat.

When the oil is hot, pour in the beaten eggs.

Use a wooden spatula or soft spatula to draw the egg from the edge of the omelette towards the centre.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Mushroom and artichoke omelette : Photo of step #8
When the omelette is about half cooked, tip the filling on top, turn down the heat, cover and leave to cook for 5 minutes.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
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To finish, allow the omelette to break up naturally as you fold the edges over towards the centre.

Serve right away.
Remarks
As with all omelettes, do take care not to overcook it, or it will be too dry.
Keeping
Should be eaten immediately.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
914 Kcal or 3,827 Kj29 gr29 gr76 gr
46 %11 %3 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
141 Kcal or 590 Kj4 gr4 gr12 gr
7 %2 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
457 Kcal or 1,913 Kj14 gr15 gr38 gr
23 %6 %1 %6 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 2 people : 2.43 €
  • Per person : 1.22 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
MushroomsMushrooms: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach, Lumberjack turnovers, Rillettes stuffed mushrooms, Escalope of veal in a cream sauce, Stuffed Mushrooms, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: French Family Cake, Elsa's Comtoise galette, Basic cake batter - the French way, Koulibiak in pie dish, Tarte Normande, ... All
Purple artichokePurple artichoke: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Roast pork with sage, cooked in a bag., Artichokes with beef, Purple artichokes in a cheesy gratin, Harvest Gratin, Gratin of purple artichokes, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sunday night pasta, Gratin of purple artichokes, Veal Marengo, Chorba, Scallop and leek pancakes, ... All
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