Basquet of Eggs Baked Omelet

Total Time
48mins
Prep 28 mins
Cook 20 mins

Ready, Set, Cook! Special Edition Contest Entry: Inspired by the piperades of the sunny Basque region of France and Spain, this easy oven omelet makes a perfect main dish any time of day. Or serve it cold or at room temperature for a delightful tapas snack.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat a 12" oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook bacon until crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain, crumble, and set aside.
  3. Pour off and discard all but 1 tablespoon of bacon grease.
  4. Add potatoes to skillet, cover, and cook over medium-high heat for 15 minutes, stirring every 3 minutes.
  5. Stir in red bell pepper and garlic and cook for 3 minutes more.
  6. Remove skillet from heat.
  7. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  8. Beat together eggs, paprika, ancho powder, thyme, black pepper and Parmesan cheese.
  9. Stir tomatoes, shrimp, and reserved bacon into skillet mixture.
  10. Add egg mixture and sprinkle Mozzarella on top.
  11. Place skillet in oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until eggs are set an Mozzarella is melted.
Most Helpful

I trimmed back this recipe for one, and it was quite a generous serving. I liked that it used the potatoes as sort of a bottom crust, then just pop in the oven to finish off.

threeovens August 25, 2012