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

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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Shred the sorrel.

Set aside.

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

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

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

Check the seasoning.

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

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

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cauliflower and chickpea purée, Rosemary steamed fish, Pasta with mustard-cream sauce, Eggs en Cocotte à la Française, Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup, ... All
SorrelSorrel: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: How to prepare sorrel, Salmon with sorrel, Creamy rice with green asparagus and sorrel , Scallops with sorrel and Noilly Prat, Sorrel soup, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs Arsène, Madeleines, Turnip and Jerusalem artichoke soup, Caribbean upside-down cake, Brioche dough, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate eclairs, Jam doughnuts, Génoise (Genoa sponge), Checkerboard biscuits, Mouna, ... All
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