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Old 04-17-2007, 02:15 PM   #1
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Cooking omelettes ?

How can I use eggs with different veggies and cook under the broiler?


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Old 04-17-2007, 02:31 PM   #2
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You're probably thinking more of a "frittata" than a true omelette. Frittatas are thicker & are usually cut into wedges like a pie.

The gist of the method is to cook your vegetables first & then add them to your eggs (anywhere from 6 to 12) in a buttered oven-safe pan. Once the eggs start to set on the stovetop, the dish is sometimes finished off in the oven - either baked or broiled lightly, especially if one has cheese that needs melting.

Is this what you're thinking of?

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Old 04-17-2007, 02:34 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by 3babies
How can I use eggs with different veggies and cook under the broiler?
When doing eggs with any veggie, I usually pre-cook the veggies first. I use a lot of left over things like asparagus,potatoes,artichokes,spinach the like. I chop the veggies, then I saute some onion and garlic, when soft add the veggies, add herbs, beat my eggs mix with the warm veggie mix, add some parmesan cheese, salt and pepper, pour into a buttered baking dish and bake, I don't broil. Bake at 400 til eggs are set firm,and top is golden..Here we call it a torta.

Some would say it's a fritata, whatever the name, it disapears very quickly
Is there is something specific you want to try?
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Old 04-17-2007, 03:29 PM   #4
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I was wondering if you were thinking of a frittata myself.
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Old 04-17-2007, 05:49 PM   #5
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left over risotto is great in a frittata. yes cook the veggies first
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Old 04-17-2007, 07:35 PM   #6
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Like the risotto you can also use a little leftover angel hair pasta if thats what you have.

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