Pear Oven Omelet Recipe
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Pear Oven Omelet Recipe

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An abundant crop of pears was the inspiration for this recipe. What a great way to start the day! My husband and children request this omelet frequently.—Sandra Lackie, Creemore, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 3 medium ripe pears, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 250 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 228 mg cholesterol, 121 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In an ovenproof 10-in. skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in the cinnamon, ginger and 1 tablespoon of sugar. Cook for 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved. Add pears. Reduce heat; cook for 5 minutes or until pear are softened, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; arrange pears evenly in the skillet.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, egg yolks and vanilla until smooth. In a small bowl, beat the egg whites with remaining sugar until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into the egg yolk mixture just until blended.
  3. Spread over the pears. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 10 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pear Oven Omelet in Casserole Cookbook 2001, p264

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 250 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 228 mg cholesterol, 121 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed May. 13, 2012

"I made it today and it was delicious! The pears were perfect. I would call it more of a souffle than an omelet though. Will definitely make it again!"

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