Posted by: Bill & Gayle McCord | March 5, 2010

Weekend Recipe: Omelette

Did you know that most chefs believe perfectly cooking an egg is one of the most challening culinary feats?

This is our traditional Christmas breakfast- this and my coffee cake- I think I know what I’ll be posting next week!  This is an easy way to get the taste of an omelette without the nerve-splitting stress of trying to flip one.

“Omlette”- aka egg casserole

1 c sliced mushrooms

½-1 c diced onion

2T butter/marg

6-8 slices cooked bacon or diced ham

12 ounces cheese (cheddar, Colby Jack, etc.)

8-12 eggs

Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions: Saute mushrooms and onions in butter.  You can omit these if you don’t like them.  Put mushrooms and onion and your meat of choice in the bottom of a greased 9×13 pan.  Beat eggs with a fork in a bowl and salt and pepper them as you like.  Pour them on top of veg and meat.  The recipe calls for 8, but I used 12 to make more.  Sprinkle cheese on top.  You can use whatever kind you like, and we always use a lot.  Bake at 275 F 45 minutes, probably longer if you use more than 8 eggs.

Want some more fun egg recipes?  Hope this dish is loved as much in your home as it is in ours.

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Responses

  1. That omelette makes me think of Christmas morning. Yum.

  2. Good casserole – we need to make this (again)!

  3. […] short night for everyone, but we all fared well.  We had our traditional Christmas breakfast: my omlette and coffee cake, as well as Emily’s sausage balls.  Then we enjoyed stockings and […]

  4. […] Egg Casserole {aka omelette}- note, I poured my mixture into greased muffin tins and loved the result of individual “quiches”!  I also added sauteed mushrooms. […]

  5. I’ve been looking for an egg casserole without sausage since I can’t get it here in the DR premade. Thanks!


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