Margherita Omelette - Taste USA

Margherita Omelette

  • Duration
  • Serving 1 serving

The classic flavours of a Margherita pizza are used in our easy-to-put-together omelet 

Courtesy of the California Tomato Farmers 

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs 
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) water 
  • Pinch of salt and grinding of black pepper 
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) butter 
  • 1 California Roma Tomato, thinly sliced 
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) coarsely grated mozzarella 
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely grated Parmesan 
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) thinly sliced basil leaves 

Directions

  • 1

    In a medium bowl, whisk eggs with water, salt and pepper. Melt butter in a 9 inch (23 cm) non-stick frying pan over medium.

  • 2

    Pour in egg mixture. As mixture begins to set around edges, using a spatula, gently push set edges towards centre. Tilt pan and let uncooked egg mixture run onto pan.

  • 3

    When egg is nearly set, about two minutes, cover half with tomatoes, followed by cheeses then basil. Fold unfilled side over filling and slide finished omelette on to a plate.

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