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Any FACTIVA or Dallas Morning News hits for "Texas omelet"? Any forthcoming
A “Texas omelet” consists of eggs, onion, chili, tomato, and cheese. The
term is somewhat new (1970s) and recipes vary.
Lynn’s Texas Omelet
1 small onion
1 green chilli
salt & pepper to taste
1 tsp milk
1/4 tsp red chilli powder
Heat 1 1/2 Tbs oil in a frying pan and add chopped onions. Fry till golden
brown and then add chopped green chili followed by diced tomatoes. Fry till
tomatoes extract their juice.
Add red chilli powder and salt & pepper. Beat eggs add salt & pepper , milk
and place the beaten eggs into a greased hot frying pan.
When bottom is set place the tomatoes and onion mixture in one half and fold.
Cook until both ends are sticked together.
Granny’s Texas Omelet
1 (8 inch) flour tortilla
1 med. tomato, peeled and cut up
1 (4 oz.) can green chilies, drained, seeded, rinsed
1/2 sm. onion, cut up
1 tbsp. cilantro
2 dashes cayenne
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 sm. garlic clove
1 sm. avocado, peeled and seeded
1 tbsp. mayonnaise
1 tbsp. water
2 tbsp. butter
1/4 c. shredded Cheddar
In a blender, combine tomato, half the chilies, onion, cilantro, cayenne,
oil, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, dash of pepper. Blend until smooth. Pour into
saucepan and heat to boil. Reduce heat, cook and stir 5 minutes or to slightly
thickened. Keep warm.
Mash avocado. Stir in mayonnaise, set aside. In bowl, beat together eggs,
water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, dash of pepper. Chop remaining chilies and stir into
In 8-inch skillet with flared sides, heat butter. Lift and tilt pan to coat
the sides. Add the egg mixture. Cook over medium heat as eggs set, run a
spatula around skillet, lifting eggs to allow uncooked portion to flow
underneath. When eggs are set, remove from heat.
Place tortilla on a plate. Spread with avocado mixture. Sprinkle with 1/4
cup cheese. Invert omelet on top. Roll up tortilla. Top with the remaining
cheese and a dollop of sour cream. Garnish with cilantro. Serve with tomato
sauce. Makes 2 servings.
_Texas Bar and Grill (Irving, TX)_
Our Version of a Denver Omelet. We start with three fresh eggs
And fill them with ham, sauteed Mushrooms, Bell Pepper, Onion
And Mixed Cheese.
_Pancake House and Grill (Plano, TX) _
Texas Omelet .................. 5.49
(diced ham, green pepper, onion & cheese topped with salsa)
_Sweet Temptations Cafe (Dallas, TX) _ (http://www.stcafe.com/breakfast.htm)
Texas Omelet: $6.99
Green onion, tomato, cilantro, cheddar cheese, green bell pepper, guacamole,
salsa, herb potatoes.
_San Antonio SAMS: A Texas Grill (Norfolk, VA)_
TEXAS OMELET ( $6.99 )
3 eggs with green & red peppers, onions, jalapenos, mushrooms, jack &
cheddar cheese, served with a side of bacon or sausage, fiesta potatoes, Texas
toast and a fresh fruit kabob.
_Texas Monthly (Aug. 2003): Houston Restaurants_
Update BENJY’S Benjy’s rates high on our “best brunch” scale. Why? Big
portions at modest prices, served in a comfortable, casual modern setting.
Witness the Texas omelet hefty with fajita steak, sweet peppers, wild mushrooms,
and asadero cheese for $11.95.
_Country Pride Restaurant, (Kenly, NC)_ (http://kenlynews.com/?sdetail=1229)
Twisted Texas Omelet
A new twist on a traditional favorite! This three-egg omelet is filled with
grilled chicken, cheddar cheese, roasted vegetables, salsa and sour cream.
Served with golden hash browns, Texas Toast and jelly.
23 March 1975, Mansfield (Ohio) News Journal, pg. 2B:
The Kempton Texas Omelet ingredients are whipped eggs, green peppers, onions
and cubes of ham blended and fried on a griddle.
3 April 1982, Frederick (MD) Post, “The Extension Line” by Kathryn Jenkins,
Texas Omelet for Three
8 tablespoons milk—salt and pepper
1 tablespoon green pepper
1 tablespoon minced onion or endives
2 tablespoons grated cheese
2 slices fried bacon crumbled
2 tablespoons mushrooms
(You may use any or all of the ingredients or any others that suit your
Beat eggs until slightly fluffy. Add milk and a dash of salt and pepper. Add
other ingredients. Pour into a 300 degree skillet. Cook slowly. As under
surface becomes set, hit eggs with spatula so uncooked portion goes underneath
and cooks. As soon as texture is set, fold over and serve.
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