Courgette Omelette with Parma Ham and Asparagus

courgette_parlmaham_omelette

This is such a tasty open omelette! It’s made with grated courgette and chopped herbs – added to sensational two chicks liquid egg white, then topped with lightly cooked asparagus spears and Parma Ham, with Parmesan shavings.

Serves 1 / Preparation time: 10 minutes / Cooking time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

– 75g (3oz) fine asparagus spears.
– 1 teaspoon olive oil.
– 200ml (7fl oz) Two Chicks liquid egg white.
– 1 medium courgette, grated.
– 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley.
– 3 slices Parma ham or prosciutto (35g).
– 15g (1/2 oz) Parmesan cheese shavings.
– Freshly ground black pepper.

Instructions

1. Preheat the grill. Arrange the asparagus spears on the grill rack and brush with a little olive oil. Grill for 4-5 minutes, turning occasionally, until tender. Set aside.

2. Heat a little olive oil in a non-stick frying pan and add the two chicks liquid egg white. Sprinkle the courgette and parsley over the surface and cook over a medium-low heat to set the base.

3. Arrange the asparagus spears over the surface and transfer the pan to the grill to set the surface.

4. Slide the omelette onto a warm plate and top with the slices of Parma ham or prosciutto and Parmesan shavings. Season with freshly ground black pepper and serve at once.

Serving Suggestions

Try using thinly sliced mushrooms instead of the courgette.

Another time, top the omelette with flaked smoked trout or mackerel.

If asparagus isn’t available, try lightly cooked tender-stem broccoli instead.

Nutritional Information

Per serving
305kcals/1276kJ
40g protein
5.5g carbohydrate of which 5g sugars
13g fat of which 5g saturates
2g fibre
1137mg sodium equivalent to 2.8g salt


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