Pear Oven Omelet Recipe

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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
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 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

In an ovenproof 10-in. skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in cinnamon, ginger and 1 tablespoon of sugar. cook for 1 minute or until the sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat; add the pears. Cook for 5 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally. remove from the heat; arrange the pears evenly in the skillet.
In a bowl, whisk the flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, egg yolks and vanilla until smooth. In a small mixing bowl, beat the egg whites with remaining sugar until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into the egg yolk mixture just until blended. 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 piece: 250 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 228mg cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.

  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 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
  1. In an ovenproof 10-in. skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in cinnamon, ginger and 1 tablespoon of sugar. cook for 1 minute or until the sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat; add the pears. Cook for 5 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally. remove from the heat; arrange the pears evenly in the skillet.
  2. In a bowl, whisk the flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, egg yolks and vanilla until smooth. In a small mixing bowl, beat the egg whites with remaining sugar until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into the egg yolk mixture just until blended. 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

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liliianstrange User ID: 6688341 52888
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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