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Classic French omelette

Total Time
15 min
5 min
10 min
Made in 15 minutes, this classic can be a mid-week breakfast and can definitely make you feel like you’re in Paris


Fresh tarragon

2 tbs, chopped, plus extra leaves to garnish

Fresh flat-leaf parsley

cup(s), chopped, plus extra to garnish


4 medium

Shaved parmesan cheese

2 tbs

Olive oil

2 tsp

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Trimmed leg ham

8 slice(s)


  1. Whisk eggs in a medium bowl until combined. Stir in parmesan, parsley and chopped tarragon. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat ½ teaspoon oil in a 16cm (base measurement) non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add one-quarter of the egg mixture and cook for 10 seconds. Using a spatula, draw edges of omelette into centre, allowing uncooked mixture to run underneath. Repeat until egg mixture is nearly set.
  3. Place ham in centre of omelette. Fold 1 side of omelette into centre, then fold opposite side over the top. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  4. Repeat with remaining ingredients to make 3 more omelettes. Serve with extra tarragon and parsley.