Omelette1, or omelet is one of the fastest and simplest meals on the Earth. Everybody can cook it if he has a couple of eggs and some additional ingredients. In fact, there are two main types of omelette. One of them is the simple folded one, and the other is the flat thicker omelette which is also called tortilla or frittata.
We will teach you how to make a rolled omelette. It is very easy to cook and you will be able to make it in several minutes, which is very convenient when you are in a hurry.
Ingredients and Instruments
For making a folded omelette, you will need the following products:
2 eggs for one serving
Filling (bacon, cheese, broccoli, etc)
You should cook omelette in a heavy nonstick skillet with a comfortable handle and sloping sides. You will also need a fork and a wooden or rubber spatula2.
First of all, prepare the ingredients. Warm them if they were refrigerated.
Now that you've got all the ingredients, you can start cooking an omelette. Follow our step-by-step instructions.
Whisk the eggs until they are blended. Then add one tablespoon of water per two eggs. It will make you omelette fluffy. Add salt and pepper to your taste. You do not need anything else for the classic omelette.
Heat about one teaspoon of olive oil in a skillet. The pan's surface should be cover with oil evenly. Pour the egg mixture into the skillet and start stirring it with a spatula. A bit later you should push the edges toward the omelette's center, letting uncooked eggs fill in and fry. Continue to cook it until there are no more liquid eggs and the bottom of you omelette becomes light golden.
Remove the skillet from the stove. Place the previously prepared filling on the central part of the omelette. Using the spatula, fold its sides in order to cover the filling. Then put the omelette seam side down on a warm plate and serve it.
Now you know how to make an omelette according to a basic recipe. As for filling ideas, you can use mushrooms, tomatoes, grated cheese, fresh basil, chopped onion, bacon, salmon, potatoes, green or red pepper, etc.