BASIC OMELETTE

Using Panasonic INVERTER® Microwave


  
EQUIPMENT:
  •  Measuring Spoons
  •  Measuring Cup
  •  Microwave safe glass pie dish with cover.
  •  Wooden Spoon or High Temp Rubber Spatula
INGREDIENTS:
  •  1 tbsp butter or margarine 15 ml
  •  2 eggs 2
  •  2 tbsp milk 25 ml
  •  1/8 tsp salt 0.5 ml
  •  dash pepper
PROCEDURE:
  1.  Heat butter in a 9" (23 cm) pie plate, at P7 30 seconds, or until melted, turn plate to coat bottom with butter.
  2.  Meanwhile, beat remaining ingredients together; pour into pie plate.
  3.  Cook, covered loosely, but completely with plastic wrap or a lid, at P4 21/4 - 31/4 minutes, or until omelet is almost set;
  4.  Stir after 1 minute. Let stand, covered, 21/2 minutes.
  5.  With a spatula, loosen edges of omelet from plate; fold into thirds to serve.
  6.  Variations:
  7.  Cheese omelet: before folding, sprinkle 1/4 cup (50 ml) of shredded cheese down center of Omelet
  8.  Ham omelet: before folding, sprinkle 1/4 cup (50 ml) of finely chopped cooked ham down center of omelet.
  9.  Herb omelet: blend in 1/8 tsp (0.5 ml) of basil, thyme or crushed rosemary with eggs and milk.
  10.  Omelet "Oscar": before folding, spoon 1/4 cup (50 ml) of Crab and white (B├ęchamel) sauce and steamed Asparagus down center of omelet.
  11.  Egg Whites can be substituted in part or wholly for a protein rich/low fat alternative.


 
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