Basic Omelet


  • 2 to 3 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon(s) to 2 teaspoons water (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon(s) to 2 teaspoons butter (unsalted)
  • salt and pepper to taste

In a bowl, lightly whisk together eggs and water. Then, over medium-high heat, melt butter in skillet and pour egg mixture in the pan. Tilt the pan until the bottom surface is completely covered with egg. Using a spatula, lift up the cooked portion of the egg to allow uncooked egg to run to the b...

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