Apple Omelette Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings2
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Packed brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Cold water3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Lemon juice2 Teaspoon
 Apples3 , peeled, cored, and cut in 1/2-inch-thick wedges to make 3 cups
 Margarine/Butter2 Tablespoon
 Egg whites4
 Egg yolks4
 Margarine/Butter1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 538 Calories from Fat 236

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.7%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 370.2 mg

Sodium 131.4 mg5.5%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g21.9%

Sugars 51.5 g

Protein 12 g23.6%

Vitamin A 27.2% Vitamin C 21.1%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 7.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In saucepan combine brown sugar and cornstarch.
Stir in 2/3 cup cold water and lemon juice.
Cook quickly, stirring constantly, till thickened and bubbly.
Add apples and stir gently.
Cover and simmer gently till apples are tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
Add the 2 tablespoons margarine.
Add sausage, if desired.
Stir till margarine melts.
Keep warm.
Beat egg whites till frothy; add 2 tablespoons water and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Beat egg whites till stiff, but not dry peaks form.
Beat egg yolks till very thick and lemon-colored.
Gently fold yolks into whites.
Heat the 1 tablespoon margarine in 10-inch oven-going skillet till a drop of water sizzles when dropped into the hot fat.
Pour in omelet mixture and spread evenly with spatula, leaving high at sides.
Cook over low heat till lightly browned, 8 to 10 minutes.
Bake at 325° till knife inserted off-center comes out clean, 8 to 10 minutes.
Loosen sides of omelet with spatula.
Make shallow cut across omelet slightly above and parallel to skillet handle.
Tilt pan.
Fold upper (smaller) half over lower half.
Using spatula, slip omelet onto hot serving platter.
Fill center of omelet with the hot apple-sausage mixture, reserving 1/2 cup mixture.
Pour the reserved mixture over the top.
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