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Puffy Omlet Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shirley Platt
Added: Monday, November 12, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1tbsp margarine or butter
4 eggs
1/4 c milk or half and half
1/4 tbsp baking powder
1tsp salt
dash of pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Place margarine in a 9 inch pie plate and microwave until melted, 1/2 - 1 minute. Separate eggs, placing egg whites in large mixing bowl and egg yolks in a medium bowl. Blend remaining ingredients into egg yolks. Beat egg whites with electric mixer until stiff but not dry. Fold egg yolk mixture into beaten egg whites with rubber spatula. Pour into pie plate. Microwave until center sets, 3-5 minutes. If using oven other than Sharp Carousel, rotate plate once or twice during cooking.

Variation: Cheese Omelet, Sprinkle 1/2 c shredded cheddar cheese over cooked omelet. microwave until cheese melts, 20 seconds to 1 minute

Variation: Western Omelet, Combine 1/2 c chopped green pepper and 1tbsp olive oil in medium bowl or 4 c measure. Microwave until vegetables are tender. Stir in 1 c diced cooked ham . Sprinkle over omelet during last minute of cooking time. If necessary, microwave an additional 20 seconds to 1 minute.

 

 

 

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