How to Make a Mexican Omelet


Why not start the day with a kick? Here you will find a delicious way to get some veggies inside your tummy and a kick to your metabolism. Try this Mexican Omelet and see if you don’t agree, its “delish!”

-Mexican Kicked-up Omelet

Ingredients:

3 whole eggs

2 tbsp. cream

1/4 tsp. seasoned salt

1/2 tbsp. butter or olive oil

1/4 cup onion, diced small

1/2 cup diced hot green chili’s, divided

1/4 cup diced tomatoes, seeds removed

1/4 cup diced avocado

1/2 cup medium hot Picante sauce

1/2 cup grated Pepper Jack cheese, divided

2 tbsp. shredded cheddar cheese, divided

1 tbsp. sliced olives, divided

1 tbsp. black olives, divided

Instructions:

Break eggs into a medium sized bowl, using a french whip, beat until light yellow and fluffy. Add cream, whisk in well. Add seasoned salt, stir and set egg mixture aside momentarily.

Add butter/oil to a non-stick 6-8 inch saute pan, omelet pan or small skillet, over medium heat to melt butter. Add onion, saute until opaque. Remove onion to a small bowl, reserve.

Reduce heat to medium low.

Pour egg mixture into omelet pan, swirl to cover pan bottom. Do not disturb pan for 1 minute or until eggs are set but not totally firm. Reduce heat under pan to low.

Begin adding fillings evenly over one half of egg mixture and in this order:

1/4 cup pepper jack cheese

1/8 cup tomato

Avocado

1/4 cup green chili’s

Reserved sauteed onions

1/2 tbsp. black olives

1/2 tbsp. green olives

1 tbsp. cheddar cheese

Carefully fold empty side of egg mixture over filled side. Pressing down slightly with spatula. Cover pan loosely with lid. Allow omelet to cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat to heat filling through.

To serve:

Slide omelet onto a serving plate, garnish with remaining cheeses, olives and green chili’s.

Heat Picante sauce in microwave for 1 minute, pour over omelet. Grate a bit of cheese over top!

Serve with crisp, golden brown grated hashed browns, crunchy buttered toast and a good cup of strong coffee!

This Mexican Kicked-up Omelet is great on any “I’m staying in bed late” Sunday morning!

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25 March

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