As we are on a quest for quick, easy and cheap recipes – but without sacrifying quality – not talking about omelets would be such a shame. Some brasseries have made the omelet the central dish from their menu: omelets are treaten like popstars! Indeed, omelets are quick and easy to do, as well as a simple and versatile platform to express our creativity: revisiting a well known dish with a personnal touch is always appreciated… So let’s break some eggs!
The purpose of this recipe is to present the omelet in a unconventionnal way: rolled up and sliced like a yule. This presentation is perfect for apperitives and starters.
Level of difficulty: easy
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Ingredients for the Goat Cheese Omelet Rolled
For 6 Persons
- 6 fresh goat cheeses (small) or cottage goat cheese
- 10 eggs
- 6 mint sprigs
- 2 tablespoons of peanut oil
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- Salt & pepper
Preparation for the Goat Cheese Omelet Rolled
Thin out and chop the mint.
In a bowl, mash the cheese coarsely with a fork, add the chopped mint, olive oil, salt and pepper. Mix well.
Break the eggs into a bowl and beat them quickly.
Add salt and pepper. Mix well.
Heat peanut oil in a large skillet and pour the beaten eggs in. Cook until the omelet is set by turning halfway through cooking.
Slide the omelette onto a plate and garnish with the preparation of goat cheese.
Tightly roll the omelet and cut it into thick slices.
Place omelet slices in a dish and serve immediately with a roquette salad.
Wine suggestion for rolled omelet with goat cheese
A Côtes de Provence red wine: light and fruity, perfect for highlighting this quick but original dish.
If you would like to present this omelet for starter or appetizer, why not making a variant to serve along? You can use some blue cheese mixed with cottage cheese to replace goat cheese.
If you roll the omelet tight enought, you can pick the slice with a wooden stick to make it more handy and fun.