Italian Omelet Recipe

Omelette and fruit
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  • 34 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 24 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings (serves 4)
Ratings (7)

With mozzarella, fresh basil and sun-dried tomatoes, this omelet recipe is pizza in breakfast form! Make this omelet recipe for Mother's Day brunch or for any leisurely weekend brunch.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup tomatoes (sun-dried, cut into strips)
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup basil (fresh, shredded)
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese (finely grated)
  • 12 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 200˚F. Place sun-dried tomatoes in a small bowl. Cover them completely with boiling water. Set aside for 10 minutes, or until you assemble the rest of your ingredients. When tomatoes have reconstituted, drain the liquid. Arrange the mozzarella cheese, basil, and Parmesan cheese in bowls or on plates near the stove for easy access.
  2. In a small bowl, beat 3 eggs together with 2 tablespoons milk. Heat a medium (10 inches) nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter and tilt pan to coat it completely with melted butter. When butter foams, add the egg mixture and use a rubber spatula to rapidly stir eggs in pan for a few seconds, then shake pan to evenly distribute eggs, and let cook over medium-high heat until eggs are nearly set. Sprinkle about 1/4 cup mozzarella, 1 tablespoon basil, 1/4 cup tomatoes and 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese over one-half of the omelet. Season omelet lightly with salt and pepper. Run the rubber spatula lightly under the other half to make sure it's not stuck, then gently fold the egg mixture over the filling. Let cook another minute or two to let cheese melt, then slide the omelet out of the skillet onto a plate.
  1. Keep warm in a 200˚F oven while you repeat Step 2 to make 3 additional omelets with the remaining ingredients. Serve omelets warm.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 462
Total Fat 34 g
Saturated Fat 17 g
Unsaturated Fat 12 g
Cholesterol 680 mg
Sodium 489 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 29 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)