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Pear Oven Omelet Recipe

Pear Oven Omelet Recipe

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. YIELD: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 vanilla extract

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.