- 3 eggs
- freshly ground pepper
- 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
- fresh thyme, finely chopped
- 50 g gruyere cheese
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- In a bowl, lightly whisk together the eggs, salt and pepper, using a fork.
- Place a nonstick pan over high heat.
- Add a very small amount of extra virgin olive oil. You can also use grape seed oil or butter.
- Let it heat for 20-30 seconds and immediately add the mixture to the pan.
- As soon as the edges are set but the center is still wet, do not turn flip the omelet over. Use a spoon to drag the omelet towards one end of the pan and tilt pan to let the raw omelet “run” and fill the empty side of the pan.
- Repeat this process until the omelet is set but still a little wet on the surface. It should take about 2-3 minutes.
- Remove from heat.
- It is actually cooked through and it is best not to overcook your omelet so it can remain nice and fluffy. Do not cook until golden.
- This process of dragging the omelet and tilting the pan will help create different textures in the omelet.
- To give it a nice presentation, tilt your pan over a serving dish and roll the farthest edge a little. Tilt the pan a little further and let the omelet roll on itself and fall in to the plate.
- Sprinkle with some fresh thyme and some gruyere cheese.
- Drizzle with some extra virgin olive oil, thyme, gruyere and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
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Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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