As omelettes are so quick to make, it's just as easy to make one each as it is to make one huge omelette.
Cooking time calculator
Prompted by the popularity of our meat time cooking calculator, We thought that a simplified version of this would be useful on all of our recipes. It will give you a rough idea of when the recipe will be completed. By default it uses the current time as the recipe start time or you can select a completion time and it will show you when you should begin the recipe. Try it now!
- 2 large free-range eggs
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- Splash of cream or milk (optional)
- 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
- Break the eggs into a bowl with the salt, pepper and milk
- Mix roughly with a knife. Don't whisk - it's nice to get some white and yolk only areas in the omelette
- Add the butter to a small frying pan
- When the butter is foaming add the mixture to the pan
- Fry for 2 minutes on this side, pulling the solid edges to the centre with a fork
- Flip over and fry for 1 minute on the other side
- Slide on to a warm serving plate, folding the omelette - this way, the last bit of cooking is done on the plate
Add some tomatoes at the side and a leaf of coriander or mint so it looks different and tastier.
Also you can put a drop of mayonnaise on the top of the tomatoes and an olive.
Rub the pan with half a garlic clove prior to frying (discard the garlic).
Add a handful of microwaved mixed vegetables just before folding over.