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Omelet in a cast iron skillet for an Omelet Bar.
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Omelet Bar

Omelet Bar recipe from the cookbook, Spectacular Spreads, written by Maegan Brown! This fun, customizable omelet spread is perfect for weekend brunch or entertaining.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine N/A
Keyword breakfast, brunch, egg, omelet
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 Servings

Ingredients

Omelets:

  • 16 large eggs
  • Kosher salt for seasoning, optional
  • Freshly ground black pepper for seasoning, optional
  • Butter for the skillets

Fillings:

  • 4 cups home fries
  • 12 slices bacon cooked, crumbling 2 cooked slices for an omelet filling
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked ground pork breakfast sausage
  • 1/2 cup sautéed mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup steamed broccoli florets
  • 1 cup diced cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup diced orange bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced green onions
  • 14 cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 large avocado sliced
  • 2 cups sliced cherry tomatoes from a medley
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons flaky sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper

Accompaniments:

  • 2 cups mixed berries strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries
  • 3 Mandarin oranges
  • 1 loaf cranberry walnut bread sliced

Instructions

  • If not made in advance, cook the breakfast potatoes, bacon, breakfast sausage, mushrooms, and broccoli.
  • Keep the potatoes and meats warming in a 200˚F (90˚C) oven until ready to serve.
  • Whisk together all the eggs for the omelets, transfer to a pouring pitcher, and place near where the omelets will be cooked. When cooking the omelets, use 1/3 cup or 5 to 6 tablespoons of whipped eggs per omelet.
  • Prep any fillings, and then put all the fillings in serving dishes and arrange on the spread table.
  • Add mixed berries, oranges, and sliced bread to the spread table.
  • Finally, plate the warm foods and add to the spread table.