Baked Deconstructed Omelette
This was a rainy Sunday morning. Sweet P slept in until 8:00 (woo hoo!), but woke up with a cough, and she's been so sick recently, I didn't want to get her out in the weather. So we had a relaxed morning, which is pretty rare in this household!
I made eggs for everyone for breakfast: Sweet P had hers scrambled with cheese, I fried an egg over easy for my husband to have with a toasted English muffin, and I made one of these oven omelettes for me.
First, I sliced and sauteed some green bell pepper and a few mushrooms in a tablespoon of butter with salt and pepper. I allowed these to cook while I preheated my oven to 400 degrees. I wanted as much of the water from the veggies to boil away- nobody likes soggy eggs! Once the oven was heated, I put the sauteed veggies in the bottom of a greased ramekin. I broke an egg very carefully over the veggies, sprinkled it with salt, pepper, and parmesan, and placed it in the center rack of the oven. I baked it for 15 minutes, and it came out absolutely perfect. The yolk was so creamy!
These little guys are perfect if you are serving a crowd or just yourself. Everyone gets there own individualized ramekin omelette. You could add diced ham or sausage or bacon, more cheese, different veggies... really the possibilities are endless. Plus, they just look so pretty, and in my opinion, food should look as good as it tastes! In my family, food is an experience, from cooking to eating. I love feeding my family healthy foods, especially when they're as easy as this!