What Is a French Omelette?
A cheese omelette, or French omelet, is beaten eggs cooked in a pan. It is filled with shredded cheese and fresh herbs. It can also be prepared with different fillings, such as bacon and potatoes. The French omelet is smooth and golden on the outside, creamy and slightly runny on the inside.
What Cheese To Use for A Cheese Omelette?
Any type of cheese can be used for this French cheese omelet. Easily melted cheeses such as mozzarella, cheddar, and gruyere are ideal for this recipe. Cheeses such as halloumi or paneer do not melt but can be chopped and added.
For more, check out our article ‘Types of Cheeses and Uses'.
What To Serve with Cheese Omelette?
Cheese omelettes are a delicious and satisfying option for breakfast or brunch. It can be served with vegetables such as tomatoes and arugula. It also goes well with toasted french baguettes or rye bread.
Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Cheese Omelette:
How to Store Cheese Omelette?
It is best to make this cheese omelet fresh. However, you can store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. It should not be kept at room temperature for more than 2 hours.
You can also freeze the omelet. You can store it in the freezer in a freezer bag or airtight container for up to 1 month.
You can reheat the French omelet in the oven or microwave.
In The Oven: Preheat the oven to 350 °F (175 °C). Place the omelet on the baking tray. Cover with foil and bake for 5-10 minutes, or until thoroughly heated.
In The Microwave: Heat in a microwave-safe bowl for about 1 minute or until fully heated.