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Fluffy Cheese Omelette

Make a fluffy cheese omelette with this top tip.

Serves 2

Ingredients:

4 free-range eggs

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 cup mature cheddar – finely grated

1/4 cup parmesan – finely grated

salt/pepper to taste

1 tsp cooking olive oil

1 tbsp fresh chives

Method:

  • Heat the oil in a frying pan on a medium heat
  • Whisk the eggs, salt, pepper and baking powder together until the baking powder has dissolved
  • Add the mixture to the warm pan and let it set slightly
  • Once it starts to set, push the mixture gently from the edge of the pan towards the centre and tilt the pan so the runny mixture can continue to fill the pan and set
  • Once lightly set, sprinkle the cheese on the one side of the omelette and fold the other side over
  • Turn off the heat and let it rest for a minute so the cheese can melt
  • Serve with fresh chives and a dollop of dijon mustard and a green salad on the side.

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Spanish omelette with mushrooms and onions

This Spanish omelette with chorizo, mushroom and onion is a tasty way to start the day!

Serves 2

Ingredients:

1 tsp cooking olive oil

100g chorizo – chopped into small chunks

½ white onion – finely chopped

1 handful of button mushrooms – sliced

4 eggs – lightly beaten and seasoned with salt and pepper

fresh parsley for garnish

2 tbsp grated parmesan

4 slices mozzarella

Method:

  • Turn on your oven grill
  • On the hob, heat the olive oil in a frying pan, add the chorizo, onion and mushrooms and fry on a medium heat until the onions are soft
  • Add the egg mixture to the pan and swirl around to fill the pan
  • Top the mixture with the parmesan and mozzarella
  • When the bottom of the omelette starts to set put the pan under a hot grill to lightly set the top and melt the cheese
  • Remove from the grill, add an extra grinding of salt and pepper to taste and top with some fresh parsley.

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