Omelettes are a staple on the breakfast table. It’s light yet filling and incredibly easy to make. The best part is that you can add your favourite ingredients (your choice of meat, vegetables and even herbs and spices!) to it to make it your own. It’s considered to be breakfast food, but of course you can enjoy it any time of the day!
Balsamic and Caramelized Onions Omelette
What you need:
- 3 eggs
- 1 white onion, sliced into rings
- 1/2 cup cubed hard cheese of your choice
- Olive oil for frying
- Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Heat the olive oil in a pan then cook the onions until softened. Add the olive oil to the pan then season with salt. Toss onions, remove from heat then set aside. Whip the eggs in a bowl with a little salt and pepper. Fry in the same pan, add more olive oil if needed. Right before eggs are cooked, add cooked onions and cheese to the egg then fold to a half moon. Serve immediately.
Spicy Cashew Breakfast Omelette
What you need:
For the omelette:
- 8 eggs
- 2 green chilis, chopped
- 6 large poppadums, roasted and broken into large pieces
- 1 capsicum, diced
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
- 2 tablespoons chopped celery
- 2 tablespoons chopped coriander
- 1 tablespoon oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
For the spicy cashews:
- 2/3 cup cashew nuts
- 2 teaspoons oil
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
- 1/2 teaspoon oregano
To make the omelette, beat the eggs in a bowl and stir in chilis, coriander, salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a pan the cook capsicum, onion, celery and mushrooms over medium heat until onions are softened. Pour vegetables into the bowl with the eggs. Fry the omelette until slightly browned underneath. When ready, transfer to a serving plate and slice into strips. To make the spicy cashews, heat the oil in a pan over medium high heat then sauté the cashew nuts. Add paprika, cumin, coriander powder and oregano to the pan and stir until ingredients are well-combined. Top omelette with spicy cashews.
Omelettes are the ideal breakfast food, especially if you add healthy ingredients like herbs and vegetables. It will give you the energy to start a new day and of course, allow you to enjoy a hearty, flavorful meal to face another day!