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Three Cheese and Spinach Soufflé Omelette

Three cheese and spinach soufflé omelette

Be adventurous with this super-quick cheese soufflé!  Combine the flavours of rich gruyere, sweet blue cheese and light creamy parmesan cheese with soft spinach leaves. Deceptively simple but bursting with delicious flavours and great texture.

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Average: 4.8 (4 votes)

Ingredients

  • 50g/2oz baby spinach leaves, washed
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 large British Lion eggs, separated
  • 25g/1oz gruyere cheese, grated
  • 25g/1oz blue cheese
  • 1tbsp freshly grated parmesan cheese

Method

  1. Heat 1 tsp of oil in a medium frying pan, add the spinach leaves and cook over a medium heat until the leaves are wilted. Transfer to a plate and season to taste. Keep warm.
  2. Place the egg yolks in a bowl and whisk with a fork, stir in the gruyère cheese. Place the egg whites in a clean bowl and whisk until they are shiny and forming stiff peaks. Fold the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture.
  3. Preheat the grill. Heat the medium frying pan, add the oil, then pour in the egg mixture. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until the base has set and is pale golden.
  4. Pop the omelette under the hot grill and continue to cook for about 2 minutes until the top is golden. Scatter the spinach and blue cheese over one half of the omelette then fold over and tip onto a plate. Scatter over the parmesan and serve straight away.