Basic Omelet Recipe

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This egg dish is the base for many variations of omelets. You can add a variety of different ingredients, including cheese, meat, peppers, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, and black beans. Finish your omelet off by topping it with a little salsa for a boost of flavor.
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Ingredients
  • 2 to 3 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon to 2 teaspoons water (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon to 2 teaspoons butter (unsalted)
  • salt and pepper to taste
Container: 7"-10" skillet
Directions
PREP
5 mins
COOK
5 mins
READY IN
5 mins
  • In a bowl, lightly whisk together eggs and water. Then, over medium-high heat, melt butter in skillet and pour egg mixture in the pan. Tilt the pan until the bottom surface is completely covered with egg. Using a spatula, lift up the cooked portion of the egg to allow uncooked egg to run to the bottom of the pan.
  • Continue cooking until the top of the egg is no longer wet in appearance and bottom of omelet is light golden brown.
  • Remove pan from heat and slide omelet onto a serving plate.
  • Season to taste with salt, pepper and fold into the omelet herbs, shredded cheese, salsa, or other favorite combinations.
  • Serve immediately.
Note: Adding a little water when whisking the eggs will make this omelet light and fluffy.
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