Basic Microwave French Omelet
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- 2 eggs
- 2 Tbs water
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1 dash pepper
- 1 tsp butter
- 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese (or other filling of your choice)
- Beat eggs, water, salt, and pepper in small bowl until blended.
- Microwave butter in 9-inch glass pie plate on high until melted, about 30 seconds. Tilt plate to coat bottom evenly. Pour egg mixture into hot pie plate. Cover tightly with plastic wrap, leaving a small vent.
- Microwave on high for 1 1/2–2 minutes. Do not stir.
- When top is thickened and no visible liquid egg remains, place filling on one half of the omelet. Fold omelet in half with spatula; slide from pie plate onto serving plate. Serve immediately.
Calories from Fat 228 (72%)
(39%)Total Fat 25g
(66%)Saturated Fat 13g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Total Carbohydrate 1g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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