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Old 01-06-2014, 05:58 PM   #1
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Omelet ideas?

I've discovered that omelets are a great dinner solution when I'm tired. I'd love some suggestions for simple omelets that have a minimal number of ingredients and are quick to prepare. Thanks!

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Old 01-06-2014, 06:04 PM   #2
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You can put anything in an omelet. Some favorites are chopped ham, onions, cheese, green peppers, asparagus, hashbrowns, taco meat, shredded chicken or pork, steak strips, hot dogs, smoked or regular sausage. You can chop and cook the meats ahead and freeze them in individual portions then thaw and add to make it quick. You can do the same with veggies. Don't forget mushrooms! Those would be good too!
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:05 PM   #3
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That leaves me out. My omelets tend to have a lot more in them than eggs and cheese, but I think they are still easy to prepare.
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:07 PM   #4
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Anything can go into an omelette.

They are a great dinner option.
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:11 PM   #5
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You can chop and cook the meats ahead and freeze them in individual portions then thaw and add to make it quick.
What's the best way to reheat meat quickly after it's been in the freezer?
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:18 PM   #6
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My favorite is bacon, mushroom cheddar.
I also like to brown home fries and drop them into the omelet right after you put the eggs in. Then some fresh green onions and cheddar cheese.
Ham, Swiss.
Spanish.
Mixed peppers.
Try to sprinkle some fajita ingredients into the eggs, and top with Monterrey Jack. Serve with salsa.
Eggs are so neutral you can almost add anything you want, really.
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:36 PM   #7
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Wow, I'm loving all these yummy ideas! Keep 'em coming!
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:48 PM   #8
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I love some kind of meat, some kind of cheese, but along with that, my favorite item in an omelet is fresh chopped spinach leaves. It not only looks really pretty, it adds a "freshness" like nothing else.
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I love some kind of meat, some kind of cheese, but along with that, my favorite item in an omelet is fresh chopped spinach leaves. It not only looks really pretty, it adds a "freshness" like nothing else.
So do you cover the pan and let the spinach cook down or leave it raw on top of the cooked ingredients?
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Old 01-06-2014, 07:14 PM   #10
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A few of my favorite fillings...

Mushroom & Swiss

Ham, broccoli, and cheddar

Pizza: pepperoni, black olives, and mozzarella on the inside. Top with canned pizza sauce and more cheese.

Greek: spinach, feta, onion on the inside. Top with tzatziki sauce.

Southwest: canned green chiles, pepper jack cheese on the inside. Top with salsa verde.

A lot of times I'll make omelets using whatever leftovers I have in the fridge.
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