Omelette baguettes

Omelette baguettes

Use your favourite herbs to flavour these omelettes. You could also add a little grated cheese, chopped ham, bacon or smoked salmon if you like.

By , 21 September 2015
Omelette baguettes
  • Ready in: 20 mins
  • Serves: 6
  • Price: 70p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 181g serving contains
  • Fat med
  • Saturates high
  • Sugars low
  • Salt high
  • Energy 1830KJ 437KCAL
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1011kJ/241kcal.
  • 6 large free-range eggs
  • 4 tbsp mixed fresh chopped herbs (chives, parsley, thyme or tarragon)
  • 50g butter
  • 3 small baguettes (from the in-store bakery)
  • Lightly beat the eggs with 2 tbsp cold water until the yolks and whites are evenly mixed. Season and stir in the herbs.

  • Melt a third of the butter in a small non-stick omelette pan and heat until it sizzles. Swirl it round the pan, then pour in a third of the egg mixture. Cook for 1 minute or until it starts to set, then tilt the pan and lift the edges so that the runny mixture runs underneath. Continue to cook until the omelette is set but slightly creamy on top.

  • Slide onto a plate and fold the omelette in half. Cook another two omelettes in the same way.

  • Cut the baguettes in half lengthways and scoop out some of the crumbs (these can be frozen, ready to make breadcrumbs for other recipes). Put a warm omelette in each baguette. Leave to cool, then wrap the baguettes in foil to carry to the picnic. Cut in half to serve.