Tomato and Basil Omelette

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by littlemafia

Eggs from France from hubcom.com

Top Review by The Flying Chef

This was really good.. I made as is except we do not like tomatoes but we do love sun-dried so I used that instead.. I just chopped them up real small and didn't bother with the cooking the fleah of the tomato step.. It was delicious I loved the combo of the herbs and garlic and this is an omelette that we will definitely be enjoying again.. It is also super easy to do and very quick as I didn't have the extra cooking time on the tomatoes.. Thanks for sharing your yummy omelette recipe :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut each tomato in half and squeeze lightly to press out the seeds and juice. Chop the flesh coarsely and place in a saucepan with 2 tbsps of the olive oil and the bay leaf.
  2. Cook over a brisk heat for 15-30 minutes until all the moisture has evaporated and the mixture has dried out, almost to a paste. Set aside to cool slightly.
  3. Meanwhile pick the leaves from the sprig of thyme and place in a bowl with the garlic and basil. Break in the eggs, season wth salt and pepper and beat with a fork. Add the tomato and mix well.
  4. Heat a frying pan over a high heat and add the remaining olive oil, swirling it round the pan. Add the egg mixture and cook, stirring continuosly with a fork in a circular motion, until the eggs have set evenly but are still creamy.
  5. Leave the pan over the heat undisturbed for 30 seconds to brown the bottom. Remove it from the heat, turn out of the pan onto a plate and serve with some black Nice olives.

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