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Asparagus Oven Cooked Omelet

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Here is a nice way to asparagus.
  • 3- 4 eggs (depending on the tray size)
  • 3-4 tbsps milk
  • 1 bunch of fresh asparagus
  • 1 small leek sliced
  • 1 small Tropea onion (or a couple of spring onions)  sliced
  • 100 g  pancetta cubed
  • couple of tbsps grated parmesan cheese
  • salt
  • pepper
  • pinch of dry herbs
  • 1knob of butter

     

Heat the oven to 200°C.

Dry fry the pancetta in a pan and once it starts releasing its fat add the leek and onion. After a couple of minutes ad 3-4 tbsps of water and let cook over medium heat til the water is absorbed.

Crack the eggs in a bowl, add the milk, salt, pepper and the herbs and whisk. Add the slightly cooled pancetta mix and the parmesan cheese. Stir well. 

Butter a oven pan, pour the egg mix and then the asparagus on top.

Cook for a bout 20 minutes or until the omelet is golden and puffy.

Serve immediately as the omelet will deflate and shrink a bit after a little while.

This amount is enough as a main meal for 2 people if served with a nice mixed salad and if there are vegetarians around...just omit the pancetta!

 

sunshiine1 year ago
I love asparagus but never seem to get it to look as great as this! I faved so perhaps I will make this one day! Thanks for sharing and do have a happy weekend!
sunshiine
solmstea3 years ago
Looks yummy! I'm surprised it works out so well at such a low temperature, though.
anatroccolo (author)  solmstea3 years ago
Sorry, it's Celsius, not Fahrenheit!!!
Ahhh, that makes much more sense. You should amend the recipe.

I have a South African cookbook that whenever it comes time to set the oven temperature, I stand around looking confused for about 10 minutes - many ovens don't go down to 200 F - before remembering "oh right, celsius!"
flyingpuppy3 years ago
This could be a Sunday morning tradition... Lovely recipe.
anatroccolo (author)  flyingpuppy3 years ago
Thank you!
When asparagus are not in season anymore you can usa other veggies, it's nice with peppers, courgettes, green beans...
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