How to make a cheese omelet – the easy way of course. I have tried making an omelet the standard way and I find that I fail more often than I succeed.
This Picante Omelet Pie is a no fail omelet and a great dish for brunch or for dinner. Big and I plan our menu for each week and we have a goal that we eat meatless for at least 3 dinner meals a week.
This easy egg bake is one that we really love. There are so few ingredients involved and the dish takes about 10 minutes to make.
I have made this dish with various types of picante sauce. I really enjoy making it with a green chile sauce, but Big prefers the red sauce. I have even used some fresh Pico De Gallo that I had left over.
How to make a cheese omelet the easy way:
- 1/4 cup picante sauce
- 1 cup (4 ounces) Cabot Pepper Jack cheese
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cabot Sharp Cheddar cheese
- 6 large eggs
- 1 cup (8 oz.) sour cream
- Cilantro, for topping (optional)
- Pour the picante sauce into a lightly greased 9 inch pie pan. Sprinkle with cheese. Set aside.
- In a blender, combine the eggs and sour cream. Blend until smooth and pour over cheese.
- Bake at 375 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.
- Garnish with cilantro if desired.
You can easily make this recipe your own by switching up the types of cheese you use. Since both Big and I love a little heat to our dishes, we used pepper jack cheese. You can double the amount of cheddar or even use a monterey jack cheese.
I love making this Picante Omelet Pie when we have company or when I am headed to a pot luck. I can promise you that you will be the hit of any pot luck or brunch when you serve them this dish.
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