Monday, May 4, 2015
Flat Potato Omelette
Much to little guy's annoyance, I cook eggs very often. But I have to say after a long battle of trying various egg recipes and sneaking them in sandwiches and grating them into his rice he has finally started to like them, although he doesn't want to admit it. This is one recipe that has won the battle.
This recipe was in one of the episodes of Jacques Pepin's Essential Pepin . For me eggs doesn't necessarily have to be served only for breakfast,
I don't mind having eggs during any time of the day. So I served this for dinner with some pan fried sausages. The only thing I changed from the recipe was replacing the chives with the green tops of spring onions as I didn't have chives.
Recipe : Flat Potato Omelette , recipe from Jacques Pepin's recipe from his series Essential Pepin
for 2 grown ups or 4 kids or 2 kids and 2 grown ups ( who prefer a light dinner)
2 medium size potatoes ( about 175g), peeled and sliced ( sliced whole)
1 medium size onion, sliced
1 large tomato or 2 medium ones, sliced into rounds
6 large eggs
2-3 spring onions, green part only, finely chopped
(optional if you like chillies some green chillies finely sliced would be nice)
ground black pepper
corn or sunflower or any flavour less oil
Take a large frying pan , add about 3 tablespoons oil and let it heat it up. Add the potatoes, and let them cook , covered , add a little pinch of salt. Cook 5 minutes and then toss to turn them to the other side, add the onions, stir a few times , cover and cook another 5- 10 minutes. The potatoes should be turning golden and cooked through and the onions soft.
Arrange the tomatoes on top of the potatoes . Beat the eggs in a bowl with a pinch of salt and pepper and chillies if using. Stir in the green part of the spring onions , give another good whisk and then pour it into the frying pan.
Let the eggs cook, once its almost cooked , you can either cover and cook the top or pop under the broiler in the oven ( thats the top heater in the oven) for a few minutes till cooked through.
Let it settle for 5 -10 minutes and slice and serve with salad or some sausages
Linking this to IHCC's L'Oeuf Incroyable! (The Incredible Egg!) event . Come and check out the other delicious egg dishes everyone is cooking up for this week...