3 Steps for Perfect Omelets

Whip up the perfect omelet for breakfast or supper. Grab your blender and nonstick skillet, and we'll show you how in 3 easy steps.
In 3 easy steps you can have perfect omelets like this Spinach-and-Cheese Omelet.In 3 easy steps you can have perfect omelets like this Spinach-and-Cheese Omelet.

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Step 1: Blend and Pour
Step 1: Blend and PourStep 1: Blend and Pour

First, process 2 large eggs and 2 Tbsp. water in a blender until blended Melt 1 Tbsp. butter in an 8-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat; add 1 cup coarsely chopped spinach and 1/3 cup chopped tomatoes, and sauté 1 minute or until spinach is wilted. Add 1/8 tsp. salt and egg mixture to skillet.

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Step 2: Lift and Tilt
Step 2: Lift and TiltStep 2: Lift and Tilt

As egg mixture starts to cook, gently lift edges of omelet with a spatula, and tilt pan so uncooked egg mixture flows underneath, cooking until almost set (about 1 minute). Cover skillet, and cook 1 minute.

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Step 3: Fold and Serve
Step 3: Fold and ServeStep 3: Fold and Serve

Sprinkle omelet with 1/3 cup (1 1/2 oz.) shredded Swiss cheese and 1/8 tsp. pepper. Fold omelet in half, allowing cheese to melt. Slide cooked omelet onto a serving plate, and season with salt to taste. Serve with buttered toast and fresh fruit.

Article by Marion McGahey; Photos by Jennifer Davick and Van Chaplin

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