It drives me bananas when everyone in my family can’t agree on what they want to eat; my dad is anti-pasta (that’s just crazy talk to me!), my brother wrinkles his nose at most vegetables (that makes me have a sad face), and if it was up to my mum, she’d eat bread for every meal for the rest of her life. And me? I’ll eat anything they eat. Pushover? Maybe a little. But loves food? Damn straight. Thankfully, eggs are one of the few things my whole family can agree on liking.
The same way you would flip pancake batter with a spatula, we flip “egg sheets”! 🙂 There are two ways you can do this. You can either crack each egg, on its own, into a bowl, whip it up with a fork and add your diced veggies to the mixture as well as any seasoning (we use black pepper), and pour the mixture into your pan to cook. Once it starts to sizzle and you see the egdes browning, you flip! Or you can whip up as many eggs as you plan on making in a large bowl with said veggies, and dividing it into separate “sheets” with your spatula in the actual pan.
Depending on how big your pan is, you can do about 2 or 3 eggs at a time. You can add a little bit of olive oil to your pan while the stove is heating if you want to prevent any excessive sticking, and just make sure you set your stove to medium-high heat as high/maximum heat will burn the eggs and that is just not sexy. It differs slightly from an omelette as omelettes are made my folding over the egg mixture as opposed to literally scooping the pancake-like egg and flipping it on its backside.
We use a bunch of diced vegetables: red, orange, and green bell pepper, shallots or cooking onions, and scallions. Surprisingly we didn’t add mushrooms this time around; we eat mushrooms with everything, ha! You can go all nutty and add shredded cheese to it, hot sauce, or kethcup! Good lordy do I ever have a hoopla of friends who love ketchup with their eggs (and you know who you are!). It’s one of those nice “breakfast for dinner” kind of foods that’s really simple and very customizable depending on what you have on hand. I hope everyone is having a good weekend so far and I’ll see you all again tomorrow!