French omelette mousseline

    20 min

    A traditional French omelette great for both sweet and savory applications. This is a recipe for quite a large omelette, so it is great to share.


    Quebec, Canada
    6 people made this

    Serves: 2 

    • 6 eggs, separated
    • 1 pinch salt and pepper
    • 3 tablespoons crème fraîche
    • 40g salted butter

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. In a bowl combine the egg yolks, salt, pepper and crème fraîche.
    2. Whip egg whites into stiff peaks.
    3. Mix everything with a spoon and fold in the beaten egg whites.
    4. Melt butter in a large omelette pan over medium-high heat. Pour in egg mixture, and tilt pan until bottom is evenly covered. When edges seem dry, fold over using a spatula and cook until set.

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     -  01 Jan 2013