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Omelet with Wild Greens, Chives and Feta

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    Omelet with Wild Greens, Chives and Feta
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    Spinach, or other greens provide a nice twist to your normal omelet.

     

    2        tsp.          Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    ½       Cup          Onion-sliced very thinly
    1/8     tsp.          Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (optional)
    1 ½    Cups          Wild Garlic Mustard Greens, or Arugula or Spinach Leaves
    2        Ea.          Large Fresh Eggs
    2        Tbsp.          Chives-chopped
    2        tsp.          Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    1        Tbsp.          Feta Cheese-crumbled
                        Salt and Pepper To Taste
     
    ·        Prepare filling by heating a saute pan on medium high heat. Add the first       measure of olive oil and the onion. Cook for about 1 minute or until slightly golden at edges. Add the red pepper and the greens , toss using tongs just to wilt the greens. Remove from the pan and reserve to fill omelet.
     
    ·        While heating a non-stick omelet pan over medium-high heat, whisk together the eggs with a touch of salt and pepper. Add the olive oil and just it begins shimmer and very slightly begin to smoke, pour in the eggs.
     
    ·        Using a high heat rubber spatula, rapidly stir the eggs as if were doing scrambled eggs. When eggs are just barely set, stop stirring to allow omelet to set, covering the bottom of the pan and slightly up the sides. 
     
    ·        Place pan up on a 45 degree angle, and shake the omelet until the furthest edge of the omelet is just out of the pan. Add the filling to the outer edge of the pan, top with the feta cheese. Slide that end onto a serving plate and then invert the whole pan with the second half (unfilled side of the omelet) up and over the filling side. Serve with whole wheat toast and enjoy!
     
     
     
    Lincoln Culinary Institute’s Website: www.lincolnculinary.com