March 24, 2019
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Onion omelet

Difficulty
Easy

Preparation time
10 minutes

Cooking time
10 minutes

Serves
4 people

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If you love onions, this recipe of peasant cuisine is definitely for you. Onion omelet can be served either as a main course or as a side dish or used to complement other dishes and can be eaten both hot and cold.

Ingredients

  • 800 grs onions
  • 4 eggs
  • pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt

Preparation

  1. Clean and thinly cut onions.
  2. Cook in a frying pan with oil, salt and pepper over a low flame until lightly browned, without burning them.
  3. Take off the flame and let cool down.
  4. Crack eggs in a bowl, whisk with a fork until frothy, adding salt and pepper to your taste.
  5. Add carefully onions to eggs.
  6. Heat up oil in a frying pan of the right size.
  7. As it starts frying, turn down the flame and pour in your mixture of eggs and onions.
  8. When eggs curdle, flip omelet over a plate and let cook on the other side.
  9. Cut into slices and serve warm.

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