Delicious Ham and Cheese French Omelette

January 30, 2019
This ham and cheese French omelette is a nutritious and healthy recipe that you can include in any of the main meals of the day.

We all love creative recipes that allow us to innovate and let our imagination run wild. The combination of certain ingredients make dishes more appetizing. This is the case of this ham and cheese French omelette, an exceptional creation.

It’s believed that the French omelette originated in 1810 in Spain. It was given that name due to the potato shortage (a result of the war with the French). Potatoes were typically used to make the Spanish tortilla de patatas.

This dish is made mainly with beaten eggs and cooked with a little oil or butter in a frying pan. The best thing about this recipe is its versatility since you can add almost any ingredient you can think of.

Today, we’re going to show you how to prepare a totally different version of this recipe. Ham and cheese are ingredients that can be added to a lot of preparations, so why not incorporate them into a yummy French omelette?

Try This Delicious Ham and Cheese French Omelette

French omelette.

This recipe is easy and cheap to make. The best part is that it needs ingredients that you probably already have at home. Follow the step-by-step instructions to make sure it comes out perfectly so you can surprise your entire family with this new recipe.

Ingredients

  • 5 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil (45 ml)
  • 2 slices of ham
  • 2 slices of mozzarella cheese (120 g)
  • ½ cup of milk (125 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of salt (15 g)
  • ½ tablespoon of oregano (8 g)
  • ½ teaspoon of pepper (8 g)

Preparation

  1. The first thing you have to do is beat the eggs in a large bowl and add all the ingredients, except the ham and cheese.
  2. Then, heat up a frying pan with the tablespoons of olive oil.
  3. After that, pour the egg mixture and wait for it to bubble before adding the ham and cheese.
  4. We recommend you cut them up into pieces so it’ll be easier for you to flip the omelette.
  5. Finally, remove the French omelette from the pan, let cool a bit, and serve.
  6. You can accompany it with tomato slices because it goes great with it.

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Ham, Cheese, and Broccoli French Omelette

Ham, cheese. and brocolli omelet.

Remember that eggs are one of the most nutritious foods. They’re rich in protein and vitamin B and essential minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and zinc. In addition, they also contain a lot of riboflavin and folic acid.

On the other hand, broccoli is a vegetable that can be eaten raw or cooked. It’s packed with phosphorus, iron, potassium, vitamin C, protein, and dietary fiber. When you combine them in the same recipe, you reap all of their benefits at once.

Discover: 8 Great Reasons to Eat More Eggs

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup of broccoli (60 g)
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil (45 ml)
  • ½ a green pepper
  • 2 slices of ham
  • 2 slices of cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley (15 g)
  • 1 tablespoon of salt (15 g)
  • ½ teaspoon of pepper (8 g)

Preparation

  1. For starters, heat a pot of water and cook the broccoli until it softens. Strain and let cool.
  2. Once cooled, chop the broccoli so you can add it to the egg mix. Set aside.
  3. Beat the eggs with the salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  4. After that, cut the ham and cheese into pieces and add it to the egg mixture.
  5. Heat a large frying pan and add the tablespoons of olive oil, the parsley, and more salt (if you wish) and sauté.
  6. Before cooking your French omelette, add the broccoli and sauté it. Then, pour the egg mixture into the frying pan and wait until it bubbles to flip it over.
  7. Finally, let it brown on both sides, remove from heat, let cool a bit, and serve.