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Italian Omelet Recipe
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Italian Omelet Recipe

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Garden vegetables and herbs give a savory zing to this fresh-tasting omelet recommended by Dixie Terry of Goreville, Illinois.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup sliced zucchini
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1/2 omelet equals 459 calories, 38 g fat (20 g saturated fat), 503 mg cholesterol, 944 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute mushrooms and zucchini in 2 tablespoons butter until tender; remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, melt remaining butter. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, water, salt and pepper. Add to skillet (mixture should set immediately at edges). As eggs set, push cooked edges toward the center, letting uncooked portion flow underneath.
  3. When the eggs are set, spoon vegetable mixture over one side and sprinkle with cheese. Fold other side over filling. Remove from the heat.
  4. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add remaining sauce ingredients; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve with omelet. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Italian Omelet in Taste of Home August/September 1998, p53

Nutritional Facts

1/2 omelet equals 459 calories, 38 g fat (20 g saturated fat), 503 mg cholesterol, 944 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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