Hot 'n' Spicy Omelet Recipe
Hot 'n' Spicy Omelet Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Red pepper flakes add plenty of fiery zip to this omelet from Dixie Terry of Goreville, Illinois. "It's a favorite at our house - for breakfast, brunch or supper - with sausage or bacon, home fries and hot biscuits," she shares.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

In a bowl, beat eggs. Add water, garlic, salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat oil and butter. Add egg mixture; as eggs set, lift edges, letting the uncooked portion flow underneath. When eggs are completely set, remove from the heat. Fold omelet in half and transfer to a warm platter. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Hot 'n' Spicy Omelet in Quick Cooking December 2000, p36

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 209 calories, 16g fat (5g saturated fat), 433mg cholesterol, 451mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 13g protein.

  • 8 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  1. In a bowl, beat eggs. Add water, garlic, salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat oil and butter. Add egg mixture; as eggs set, lift edges, letting the uncooked portion flow underneath. When eggs are completely set, remove from the heat. Fold omelet in half and transfer to a warm platter. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Hot 'n' Spicy Omelet in Quick Cooking December 2000, p36

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