Recipe

Cheesy ham omelette

Nothing beats a simple omelette packed with salty ham and oozing cheese for a simple breakfast or easy lunch.

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Cheesy ham omelette
  • 8 eggs, separated
  • 1/3 cup (25g) finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 125 gram (4 ounces) smoked ham, chopped finely
  • 2/3 cup (80g) gruyère cheese, coarsely grated
  • 30 gram (1 ounce) butter

Method

Cheesy ham omelette
  • 1
    Beat egg whites in large bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form. Combine egg yolks, parmesan and half the chives in another large bowl. Gently fold whites into yolk mixture.
  • 2
    Combine ham and gruyère in medium bowl.
  • 3
    Heat one-quarter of the butter in small frying pan, add one-quarter of the egg mixture, sprinkle with one-quarter of the ham mixture. Cook over medium heat until mixture is almost set. Fold omelette in half, transfer to plate, cover to keep warm.
  • 4
    Repeat step 3 to make a further three omelettes. Serve omelettes sprinkled with remaining chives.

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