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Dilled Salmon Omelets with Creme Fraiche Recipe

Dilled Salmon Omelets with Creme Fraiche Recipe

This is one of our biggest hits on our menu. It has so much flavor with the dill and rich salmon that it will impress everyone at how fancy it is.—Nutmeg Country Inn, Susan Goodman, Wilmington, Vermont
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min./batch YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound salmon fillets, cooked and flaked
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill
  • 3/4 cup creme fraiche or sour cream
  • 6 fresh dill sprigs

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, salt and pepper until blended.
  • 2. For each omelet, in an 8-in. ovenproof skillet, melt 1 teaspoon butter over medium heat. Pour 1/2 cup egg mixture into the pan. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup salmon, 1/2 cup cheese and 1 teaspoon snipped dill. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. Cook until eggs are nearly set.
  • 3. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until eggs are completely set. Fold omelet in half; transfer to a plate. Top with 2 tablespoons creme fraiche and a dill sprig. Repeat for remaining omelets. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 omelet equals 632 calories, 48 g fat (24 g saturated fat), 553 mg cholesterol, 374 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 44 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.