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omelette roll

Omelette Roll

Cowbridge Kitchen

The Omelette roll is a Japanese version of the omelette. It is a sort of stuffed omelette and can be created with any fillings you fancy. Baked in the oven this variation is made with Ham, Peppers and of course Cheese.

I have made these with all sorts of ingredients such as Sausage, Tomatoes and even Mushrooms.

This Omelette is surprisingly filling and is enough to serve it on it's own, but is is great to serve with Chips and beans.


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It takes about 25 minutes to make this
5 mins Prep time
20 mins Cooking time
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Nutritional Facts
This is based on 1 omelette roll
Calories: 400
Protein: 18g
Fat: 17g
Carbohydrates: 36g
Fiber: N/A
Sugar: 2.7g
Nutritional information Nutrition
This recipe will serve 2 people
Half a roll each
Table for Two Servings
Easy : This recipe is easy to make
Anybody can have a go at this recipe
Chefs hat Difficulty
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    How to make an Omelette Roll

    The Omelette Roll is a Chinese recipe idea, that takes the standard omelette and recreates it by loading it up and rolling it so that you wind up with a stuffed Egg Pancake.

    The origins of this dish are a little unclear but general belief is that it was created in New York City in the 1930s. Henry Low included an egg roll recipe in his 1938 book Cook at Home in Chinese.


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    ingredients

    4 Eggs
    10 Button Mushrooms
    5 Slices of Ham
    1 Red Onion
    75 g Cheese (Any type you like)
    Quarter of a red Pepper
    1 Handful of peas
    25 g butter

    Cooking Instructions

    1. Beat up your eggs into a bowl with a fork.
    2. Slice up your mushrooms , Ham & Red onion then set aside in separate containers.
    3. Grate up the cheese and dice your Red Pepper.
    4. Bring the peas to a boil then simmer in a pan of water for 10 minutes.
    5. Melt the butter in a frying pan , then cook off the Mushrooms , Onions and peppers in the pan until soft.
    6. When the Mushrooms , Onions & Peppers are soft you can add your eggs and mix it all together to get an even distribution.
    7. Add the peas and Ham and allow to cook until set on the underside.
    8. Get the omelette onto a sheet of lightly oiled tin foil , then add all of your cheese to the top of the omelette.
    9. Roll the omelette in the tin foil and seal the edges.
    10. Cook in a preheated oven at 180 c for 10 -15 minutes.
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    Tips -
    Other ideas:
    ''As with any type of momelette, you can change the ingredients up a little with this recipe...''
    ''Try different types of Ham, Cheese etc...''