Picnics, outdoor trips and outdoor lunch breaks. This means one thing: it's spring! And it is time for omelettes to be made with peas, asparagus, nettles and …
Who doesn't like the omelette? With this dish at the table it is easy to get everyone to agree, including children.
Here then 10 ideas to prepare it in an imaginative, light and unusual way, especially now that it is spring and that can be a recipe to take to the basket for a picnic or a trip outside the city. First, however, we review the basic recipe for a perfect omelette.
Can you make an omelette?
First use fresh eggs at room temperature. For each person, calculate about two eggs and choose a non-stick pan suitable for the set quantity. For an omelette of 4 eggs, opt for a pan not too big because the omelette must have a little thickness.
The first step is to break the eggs and beat them inside a bowl simply using a fork. The secret is coarsely mix the eggs without mounting them. Add salt and pepper and the mixture, if desired, is ready to be cooked.
If you want to add flavor, add it too a goccino of milk, some chopped parsley and a bit of grated Parmesan.
Then grease a non-stick pan with a little extra virgin olive oil and allow it to warm up well before adding the liquid mixture. Cook for a few minutes on one side and then with the help of a flat plate or a lid overturned the omelette on the other side. If it sticks to the bottom, help yourself with a silicone spatula.
If a thousand times in your life you have prepared unpresentable omelettes because you are not skilled in the difficult art of reversal of the omelette, then our advice is to prepare it in the oven.
Just pour the mixture into a baking dish covered with parchment paper and cook at 180 ° for about 15-20 minutes.
The result will be slightly different and drier than the classic recipe in the pan, but excellent.
Omelettes with vegetables
A sandwich with omelette it is a complete and tasty meal, better if accompanied by a portion of vegetables.
But yesand the vegetables were already in the omelette? How about? Just choose fresh seasonal products and indulge in mixes and combinations. You must add le to the basic compound cooked and well drained vegetables of their oil. You can also use simply steamed vegetables, like potatoes, carrots and courgettes or even leafy vegetables, but remember that they must always be very dry. Are you in a hurry? Coarsely chop onions, courgettes and carrots and cook them raw in the omelette or use small tomatoes, dried tomatoes in oil, mozzarella or diced ham to bring a rich but easy and quick second course.
10 spring omelettes
Now take a look at the our gallery to find some inspiration for your spring omelettes. Ten perfect ideas for a lunch break at the park.
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