Italian Baked Potato Omelet Recipe
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This is a very good recipe you surely want to be acquainted. It is the Italian way of making potato omelet that’s always full of surprises, as we know. There are always lots of cheeses, meat and savory spices in an Italian recipe that’s why the potato omelet made from this recipe is something you’ll be proud of. But don’t be mistaken by these facts thinking it’s quite a complicated recipe, because it’s really not. A little mixing and baking will do. This recipe serves a family of 6 persons, that’s a lot of people for a dish done in an hour. So don’t let your stomachs wait, here’s how to make it.
Serves: 6
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (30 g)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (15 ml)
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 -2 garlic clove, minced
  • 1½ lbs small red potatoes, scrubbed and finely diced (685 g)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt (5 g)
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper (2.5 g)
  • 1 cup chopped portabella mushroom (100 g)
  • 4 ounces diced prosciutto or 4 ounces diced ham (115 g)
  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil (1.25 g)
  • ¼ teaspoon Italian seasoning (1.25 ml)
  • 1½ tablespoons dry nonfat milk powder (190 g)
  • 3 tablespoons light cream (45 ml)
  • 8 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Salt and black pepper
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese or ¼ cup asiago cheese (25 g)
  • 1 cup grated Fontina or 1 cup mozzarella cheese (100 g)
  1. First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter and oil, and sauté onions for about 3-5 minutes or until tender,
  3. Add potatoes and garlic into skillet; Season with salt and pepper, and cook for 10 minutes more, stirring frequently.
  4. Stir in chopped mushrooms, diced prosciutto (or ham), dried basil, and Italian seasoning; Cook for 5-7 minutes more or until potatoes are tender.
  5. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool mixture.
  6. In a small dish, combine together dry milk and light cream until smooth.
  7. Carefully add beaten eggs and cream mixture to potatoes, stir and mix well;
  8. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Grease an ovenproof skillet with oil. Pour egg mixture into pan, and bake uncovered in a preheated oven for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  10. Remove pan from oven, and sprinkle omelet evenly with grated cheeses on the top.
  11. Return to oven and bake for 15 minutes more, or until cheeses are melted and omelet is almost set.
  12. Preheat oven broiler to high, and cook omelet for 1-2 minutes, or until it is lightly browned.
  13. Allow to cool slightly before slicing and serving.
  14. Serve and enjoy its cheesy treat!
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