Ham, Asparagus, and Potato Omelette

This French omelette is the perfect way to feed a family or a group of friends easily, cheaply, and deliciously. It takes very little time to make [and doesn't keep you stuck in the kitchen] which makes it the food of choice for a quick and easy Sunday brunch. Our version includes ham, asparagus, peas, and potatoes, but the ingredients can be easily changed based on what is offered seaonally near you!

SOS Children's Villages Norway
Ham, asparagus, and potato omelette. Photo courtesy of SOS Norway.
You'll Need:

  • 4-6 boiled potatoes, cut into cubes
  • ¼ lb of smoked, cured ham (bacon or sausage would work equally well)
  • ½ lb fresh asparagus, cut into small pieces
  • ½ cup of fresh or frozen green peas
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons milk (you can use any kind you like, but whole milk makes the best omelettes)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • butter for cooking

Directions:

Cut the ham into small, bite sized pieces. Cook the ham in a medium size sauté pan at medium-high heat until lightly browned. Once brown add in the butter, potatoes, asparagus, and peas and cook until the veggies are tender.

While the veggies are cooking, whisk together the eggs, milk, and chives and add it to the pan. Turn the heat down to low and allow the omelette to solidify (it should take about ten to fifteen minutes).

Cut into slices [this recipe makes about 4] and garnish with chives, grated parmesan, and a side of croissants.