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Tomato, Parsley, and Swiss Omelet Recipe

This is a nice omelet made with grape tomatoes and Swiss cheese.  The parsley is mixed into the eggs and makes an attractive omelet.

The recipe is sized for a single 3-egg omelet.  If you are going to make several omelets, multiply the amount of the ingredients.  The directions are for our five-minute omelet method.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Whisk the eggs together in a cup.  Stir in the chopped parsley.
  2. Use an eight-inch, nonstick heavy frying pan.  Put a pat of butter in the pan.  Over medium-high heat, heat the butter to just short of brown and swirl it around the pan.
  3. Pour the eggs into the hot pan.  Salt and pepper the eggs.
  4. Scramble the eggs with a soft silicone spatula scraping the bottom and sides of the pan.  The eggs will cook quickly, and curds will form.
  5. When the eggs approach the consistency of cottage cheese with mostly solids but some liquid eggs, stop stirring. 
  6. Use the spatula as a paddle to pat the eggs down into an even layer.  Let the eggs continue cooking until the liquids are set and the top of the omelet is cooked.
  7. Place the cheese and sliced tomatoes across half of the omelet.  If you are right-handed, put them on the left side of the omelet.
  8. The omelet should slip around in the pan without a hint of sticking.  Move the pan to a plate, tip the pan on an angle over the plate, and gently shake the omelet onto the plate filling side first.
  9. When the omelet is about half onto the plate, twist the pan with your wrist folding the remaining omelet over that on the plate.