Main Meal Recipes > Piperade

How to make Piperade:
A very classy omelette that serves 3 - 4 people.





Ingredients

4 beaten eggs
4 large tomatoes skinned and de-seeded
2 onions peeled and finely sliced
a little garlic if liked
1 green pepper finely sliced
olive oil for frying
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 tightly packed cup finely chopped lean ham
salt and pepper
(see measure conversions for more information)

Method

- Heat oil.
- Fry pepper very gently.
- Add the tomatoes, the garlic, ham and seasoning.
- Stir in the butter and allow to simmer for about 15 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.
- Stir in the beaten eggs.
- Allow to set but do not allow to get too dry.
- Serve immediately.