Puffy Omelet

Looking for an egg recipe? Then check out this great puffy omelet recipe – perfect for a dinner.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 2

Ingredients

4
large eggs, separated
1/4
cup water
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
Salsa or tomato pasta sauce, heated, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat egg whites, water and salt with electric mixer on high speed until stiff but not dry. In small bowl, beat egg yolks and pepper on high speed about 3 minutes or until very thick and lemon colored. Fold egg yolks into egg whites.
  • 3 In 10-inch ovenproof skillet, melt butter over medium heat. As butter melts, tilt skillet to coat bottom. Pour egg mixture into skillet. Gently level surface; reduce heat to low. Cook about 5 minutes or until puffy and bottom is light brown. Carefully lift omelet at edge to see color.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 12 to 15 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 5 Tilt skillet and slip pancake turner or metal spatula under omelet to loosen. Fold omelet in half, being careful not to break it. Slip onto warm serving plate. Serve with salsa or tomato pasta sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    200
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    440mg
    440%;
    Sodium
    460mg
    460%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    1g
    1%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    13g
    13%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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