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Puffy Dessert Omelet Recipe

Puffy Dessert Omelet Recipe

Carol Mead of Los Alamos, New Mexico suggests this slightly sweet omelet treat. "It's definitely worth the extra time it takes to fix," Carol comments.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced and sweetened
  • Whipped cream

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, beat egg whites with salt until stiff peaks form; set aside. In another bowl, beat the egg yolks, sugar, flour, lemon peel and vanilla until smooth. Fold in egg whites. In a 10-in. ovenproof skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add egg mixture. Cook without stirring for 6-7 minutes or until bottom is golden brown. Remove from the heat. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 1 minute or just until top is golden (watch carefully). Fold omelet in half; transfer to a serving platter. Top with strawberries and whipped cream. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 249 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 334 mg cholesterol, 448 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.