How to Make a Grilled Pepper & Onion Omelet

RECIPE

Ingredients:

For Grilled Peppers & Onions:

2 Sweet peppers

2 Sweet onions

1 Jalapeno (optional)

1 Serrano pepper (optional)

1 Teaspoon salt

2 Tablespoons vegetable oil

For Omelet:

3 Large Eggs

3/4 Cup grilled peppers and onions (saved from grilling instructions)

1/2 Cup shredded cheese

1 Teaspoon water

1 Teaspoon butter

Instructions:

For Grilled Peppers & Onions:

Rinse peppers and remove the cores and seeds. Wear gloves when working with the hot jalapeno and serrano peppers. Place the following in a bowl: Cut the sweet peppers into 1/4 inch thick slivers. Cut the onion into 1/4 inch thick slivers. Quarter the jalapeno lengthwise. Cut the serrano in half lengthwise.  Stir in the vegetable oil and salt.

Start grill according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Preheat to 500 degrees. Place non-stick pan on grilling surface. Carefully pour vegetables into pan. Keep an eye out for flare-ups if the vegetable oil hits the flame.

Using your non-stick spatula to spread the vegetables in a single layer. Close the cover. Grill for five minutes. Open the cover. Turn the vegetables and grill for another five minutes. Open the cover. The vegetables should all appear slightly translucent and cooked through but still slightly crisp.

Carefully remove from the grill and shut the grill off according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Save 3/4 cup of the grilled peppers and onions for the omelet! Serve the rest as a side dish.

For Omelet:

Crack three eggs in a bowl, add a teaspoon of water and beat until uniform. Preheat frying pan over just under medium heat. Melt butter and coat bottom of pan. Pour in egg mixture. Wait about three minutes until the dark windows in the egg mixture just turn white or yellow — this gives you a base for the omelet.

Spread the grilled peppers and onions over half of the egg mixture and the cheese over the other. Cover for five minutes. Check on the omelet. The cheese should be melted and there should be no runny egg. If there is, cover and cook for another minute or two.

Flip the side of the omelet with the cheese over onto the side with the peppers and onions.

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