Souffle Omelet
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  1. Beat egg whites until frothy.
  2. Add water and salt; continue beating about a minute or until stiff peaks form.
  3. Beat yolks at high speed of electric mixer until thick and lemon colored (about 5 minutes).
  4. Fold yolks into whites.
  5. Heat butter in a 10 inch skillet with an oven proof handle.
  6. Pour in egg mixture, mounding it a little higher on the sides.
  7. Cook over low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until eggs are puffed and set and the bottom is golden brown.
  8. Place skillet in a 325 degree (163 celcius) oven; bake for 10 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  9. Make a shallow cut off center of the omelet.
  10. Place your fillers on the larger half of the omelet.
  11. Fold the smaller half over the fillers.
  12. Slip omelet onto a warmed plate.
This Omelet is very light and fluffy. Fill it with any of your favorite fillers. Makes a very attractive presentation. Keep in mind that, although this dish looks very big, it is not as filling as you might think because it is such a light omelet.