Omelet for 1

Ingredients:

For the omelet

2 eggs

1 TBS Water

Pinch of Salt

1 TBS butter

For Filling

Scallion (Green Onion)

Serrano Pepper

Instructions for a browned butter folded omelet.

  1. Prepare veggies for filling and topping. Cut up the veggies and cook in a teaspoon of butter, water, or oil.

More detailed instructions:

Serrano Pepper: Wash Pepper. Cut off the stem on top and the tip if bruised or dirty. For the most heat from the peppers include pepper seeds, if less heat is what you would like remove the white part with the seeds from the peppers. Dice peppers small to cook. Save slices to add to the top at the end. Scallion: Wash the scallion. Rinse out inside the long dark green part at the top incase there is dirt inside. Trim the root off and throw away, if the tip of the dark green part is bruised or in poor shape trim a small amount and throw it away. The white and green parts can be eaten. Chop the white and light green part to cook. Chop the dark green part and save it to put on top at the end. (Note: An Omelet can be filled with any vegetables you like! Cut up

Heat a pan on the stove on medium, add 1 tsp of butter, add veggies, cook till softened, set aside till the omelet is ready to be filled.

2. Mix the eggs.

Crack two eggs into the bowl , add 1 Tablespoon water, and a pinch salt. Mix it with a fork or chopstick till mixed to uniform yellow color.

3. Cook the eggs and add filling.

To get an omelet that is browned. Almost like scrambled eggs but with a filling. Use these instructions:

Heat a non-stick pan on medium-low. Add butter. Butter should melt quickly and brown just a little, but not smoke or burn. (If the pan is too hot, the butter will immediately sizzle and maybe burn, if it does that you may need to start over and clean the pan. ) Add the egg mixture all at once and it will begin to form curds and set quickly, move the egg around with the spatula, allowing it to set into a circle.

Add the vegetables and cheese once the egg is mostly set. fold each side over the fillings into thirds. Slide onto a plate. Top with green onions and serrano peppers.

To make an omelet that is soft and yellow cook it this way…

Heat a non-stick skill to a LOW temperature. Add the butter. The butter will melt slowly and will look clear not brown. Pour in the egg mixture all at once. Do not stir the egg. As the egg begins to set, lift the edge with the spatula and tip the pan slightly to let the liquid egg under to set. Repeat this to let all the egg set, the surface will appear slightly soft.

Add the vegetables and cheese once the egg is mostly set. fold each side over the fillings into thirds. Let the cheese and fillings sit in the pan in the omelet for a minute to allow the cheese to melt and the egg to finish setting. Slide onto a plate. Add the vegetables and cheese once the egg is mostly set. fold each side over the fillings into thirds. Slide onto a plate. Top with green onions and serrano peppers.

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