Cheese & ham souffléd omelette

Cheese & ham souffléd omelette

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

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Serves 1
This fluffy and filling meal for one uses up leftover ham or gammon and makes a great brunch served with baked beans

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal507
  • fat39g
  • saturates16g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein39g
  • salt3.48g
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Ingredients

  • 50g grated Gruyère or cheddar

    Gruyère

    groo-ee-yeah

    Gruyère is an undoubted pinnacle of traditional Swiss cheese-making, a culinary masterpiece as…

  • 2 slices roughly torn ham or gammon
  • 2 egg, whites and yolks separated

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill or basil
  • splash olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

Method

  1. Mix most of the cheese with the ham or gammon, egg yolks, mustard, herbs and some seasoning. Whisk egg whites until stiff. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold the whites into the yolk mixture until evenly mixed.

  2. Heat a splash of olive oil in a small non-stick frying pan. Pour mixture into the pan and cook for 4 mins until the underside is set and browned. Sprinkle over the remaining cheese and grill for 2 mins until cheese is bubbling and golden.

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Comments (5)

londonmarsupial's picture

Good easy to follow omelette recipe - worked a treat. I didn't have any fresh dill or basil so I used a tsp of dried basil instead. Defo use that one again - so easy!! My husband was dead impressed with this brunch!!

donnadoo98's picture
5

Light and delicious; perfect for a filling breakfast :)

delilahkayesmith's picture
4

Didn't taste much different from a normal omelette if i'm honest, but still tasty.

flirtinflight's picture
4

really tasty, quick and easy.

24lol12's picture
4

Great for an easy Sunday brunch.

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