Fancy OmelettesBreakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under Fancy Omelettes along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
Apple and Brie Omelet
"Make sure you use a sweeter apple for this one. I tried using Granny Smith apples once. It was okay... but not nearly as good as an apple less tart."
2 Red or Golden Delicious apples - peeled and sliced into 1/4 inch wedges, 8 eggs, 1/2 cup (4 ounces) Brie cheese - thinly sliced (melts better), 2 green onions - finely sliced, 2 Tablespoons butter, 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 dash vanilla extract
Baked Florentine Omelet
"A fancy omelet with spinach, Mozzarella, Ricotta and other great stuff that's sure to impress."
8 eggs, 1 cup Ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup milk, 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup thinly sliced scallions, 5 leaves fresh basil, 2 sprigs fresh oregano, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1 10 Oz. package (about 1 and 1/2 cups) frozen chopped spinach - thawed and drained well, 1 cup coarsely chopped plum tomatoes, 1/4 teaspoon salt
Blackberry Brie Omelet
"This recipe makes 4 omelets. Prep time is about 5 minutes. Recipe courtesy of Driscoll's Berries."
8 eggs, 2 Tablespoons water, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, 4 Tablespoons butter - divided, 4 ounces Brie cheese (sliced with rind removed) - divided, 1 6-ounce package of Driscoll's blackberries - divided, 4 teaspoons honey - divided
Caviar & Crouton Omelet
"From 1953. A fancy omelet from one of the all-time great omelet chefs, Madame Romaine de Lyon."
3 eggs, 2 teaspoons water, dash of salt and pepper, 2 Tablespoons butter, 3 to 4 Tablespoons red caviar, 2 Tablespoons croutons*, 6 crushed walnuts
Cheese And Herb Souffle Omelet
"This open-face omelet differs from most diner-style omelets. It's texture is light and airy, almost foamy. The beaten egg whites help the omelet expand in size, so it feels like you're eating much more than you actually are."
4 eggs, 2 teaspoons milk, 2 Tablespoons fresh herbs, 1/4 cup grated Asiago or Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper, 2 Tablespoons butter
Chicken Liver Omelette Filling
"This is an old school fancy omelette filling. You'll never know unless you try it!"
2 or 3 chicken livers, 1/4 ounce butter, flour for dusting, dash of sherry, dash of salt, chicken stock - to moisten, 1/2 teaspoon tomato paste)
Eggplant Omelette With Caraway and Coriander
"Eggplant isn't often used in breakfast recipes, but that's about to change. Enjoy!"
3 eggplants (about 1 pound each), 5 tablespoons olive oil, 2 sliced onions, 4 minces garlic cloves, 6 eggs, 3/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley, 1 teaspoon caraway seeds (crushed in mortar with pestle), 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1 lemon -- cut into wedges
Fine Herbs Omelette
"This could also be classified as Healthy. You could also create a special category for this one called Super-Delicious!"
2 cups egg whites or health egg substitute, 1 herb bouquet tarragon, Italian parsley and chives, fresh ground pepper, 1 cup raw broccoli -- chopped, 1 cup raw mushrooms -- chopped
Ham And Swiss Omelet Roll
"This rolled omelet features ham, Swiss cheese, spinach and onion. Lots of cheese is what makes it cheesy."
4 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese, 1 cup low-fat milk, 1 cup smoked ham, 1 cup fresh spinach, 1/2 cup flour, 1 Tablespoon butter and cooled, 1 onion, salt and pepper
Mushroom Cheese Frittata
"This is a relatively low-fat breakfast with big, fresh flavor. Frittatas are easier to make than you might think."
8 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1 teaspoon dried sage, black pepper, 1 onion, 1/2 cup chopped red pepper, 8 ounces of sliced mushrooms, 2 cloves of garlic - minced, 3/4 cup Provolone cheese or Swiss cheese - shredded
Omelette Grand Mere
"Dinah Shore introduces this recipe as follows: "I fell in love with this dish at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York. Whenever I had as luncheon date, if anybody gave me the choice, I'd pick the Four Seasons - just so I could enjoy the Omelette Grand Mere again.""
1 Tablespoon melted butter, 2 Tablespoons bacon - fried crisp and crumbled, 3 eggs, pinch salt, dash Tabasco sauce, 1 teaspoon chives, 1 teaspoon parsley, 2 Tablespoons Gruyere - freshly grated
Open-Face Pizza Omelette
"Quick and easy to make - yet all my friends think I'm some kind of a super chef when I make this one."
3 eggs, 2 Tablespoons water or milk, 2 Tablespoons pizza or spaghetti sauce, 1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup of your favorite pizza toppings*, 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil, salt and pepper
Peaches and Cream Omelette
"A fruit omelette? You won't know how good it is until you try it."
8 ounces cream cheese, 8 eggs, 1 pinch salt, 1/4 cup heavy cream, 1 packet sweetener, 2 Tablespoons butter, 1/3 cup stewed peaches
Raisin Walnut Omelette
"I'm a breakfast meat guy so I wasn't sure I'd like this kind of omelette. But I really did. I'm loving this site Mr B!"
5 eggs, 1/2 cup raisins, 1/4 cup walnuts, 1/4 cup boiling water, 2 teaspoons cornstarch, 2 teaspoons powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt
"This great recipe is from the Canadian Egg Marketing Agency. It has crab in the middle and shrimp on the top."
8 chopped green onions, 2 cups sliced mushrooms, 1 cup chopped imitation or real crab meat, 1/2 cup fat free sour cream, 8 eggs, 1/2 cup water, Salt and pepper, 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese, 6 cooked size shrimp -- halved lengthwise
Shrimp And Potato Frittata
"Great for dinner as well as breakfast. Easy to make."
5 shrimp, 3 eggs, 1/2 cup of frozen hash brown potatoes - thawed, 1/3 cup of cheese - cheddar or American, 1/4 cup of bell pepper, 1/4 cup of onions, 2 teaspoons butter, 1 pinch of garlic powder, 1 pinch of cayenne pepper, salt and pepper
Smoked Beef Omelet
"A fancy, classic dinner-time omelet with smoked beef, peppers, onion, Cheddar cheese and fresh herbs. This recipe makes 1 big omelet for 2 people."
2 Tablespoons butter, 1/2 of a sweet red pepper - cut into thin strips, 1/2 of a green pepper - cut into thin strips, 1/4 cup thinly sliced sweet red onion, smoked pepper beef - cut into thin strips (2/3 cup), 4 eggs - at room temperature, 1 Tablespoon water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 Tablespoons clarified butter, 2 Tablespoons shaded Cheddar cheese, 2 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil or parsley
Smoked Salmon Omelet
"When they say "breakfast for dinner", this is the omelet I think about first."
6 eggs, 3 ounces smoked salmon (about 10 strips), 4 Tablespoons sour cream, 2 Tablesspoons fresh dill, 2 Tablespooons chives, 2 Tablespoons butter - divided
Turkey Artichoke Omelette
"Transform leftover turkey into the the taste of Italy!"
The Sauce: 3/4 cup tomatoes, 1/4 cup tomato sauce, 1/4 cup sweet onion, 1/4 cup carrot - peeled and chopped, 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon garlic - minced, 1 teaspoon fresh basil, 1 teaspoon fresh oregano, pepper, salt, The Omelette, 9 eggs, salt, pepper, 3/4 cup cooked turkey, 3/4 cup artichoke hearts, 1/4 cup ripe olives - well drained and sliced, grated Parmesan cheese