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Chive omelet with goat cheese

Chive omelet with goat cheese
Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

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Total time: 8 minutes | Serves 1
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled goat cheese
  • 3 tablespoons snipped chives, divided

Step 1In a small bowl, beat together the eggs, salt and pepper until blended.

Step 2Heat the butter in an 8-inch skillet over high heat. Add the eggs and cook about 5 seconds. Stir the eggs until they form soft mounds.

Step 3Add the goat cheese, crumbling it evenly over the eggs. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the top of the omelet is almost dry and the bottom is nicely browned, about 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 4Sprinkle 2 tablespoons chives over the omelet. Fold the omelet over and cook until the cheese is warm and slightly melted, about 1 minute

Step 5Transfer the omelet to a serving plate. Sprinkle the remaining chives on top and serve.

Each serving:
438 calories; 27 grams protein; 2 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 35 grams fat; 18 grams saturated fat; 684 mg. cholesterol; 950 mg. sodium.
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