French Herbed Omelette

Total Time
2 mins
30 mins

This is a personal favorite of Jacques Pepin.

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  1. Beat the eggs, pepper and salt in a bowl.
  2. Stir in the herbs.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon each of the oil and butter in a nonstick frying pan over high heat.
  4. When the oil and butter are hot, add half the egg mixture.
  5. Stir it continuously with a fork while shaking the pan for about 2 minutes to create small curds.
  6. When most of the mixture is solid, cook it without stirring for 10 seconds to create a thin``skin´´ on the underside of the mixture, binding it together.
  7. Roll the omelet by bringing together 2 opposite edges.
  8. Invert in a plate.
  9. Repeat process using remainder of ingredients to create a second omelette.
  10. Serve immediately, half an omelet per person.