Busy Day Lunch – Spanish Omelette

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The other day I came home after a busy morning, feeling both tired and hungry – the worst possible combination! It’s in those moments where eating a bowl of cereal for lunch makes perfect sense – but instead I decided to make one of my favorite quick meals and snapped a few pics along the way to show you..

A Busy Day Lunch – Spanish Omelette

This is my usual cooking set-up, with my Mac playing a You-tube video of some variety. That day I was watching an interview with Marie Forleo, a business coach that I follow. I turned on the oven to 180 and  quickly chopped up a potato  to steam.

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As the potato steamed, I chopped up a few veggies and yes, snuck in a raw brownie snack! Just a few minutes in, the potatoes were soft, and ready for the pan.

chop-veggies


The potatoes only needed one or two minutes on the pan. I threw in the other veggies, opened up the  spice drawer and picked out a few that sounded good – onion, garlic powder, cayenne pepper and dill.

seasonings


As the veg cooked, I beat a few eggs. I was really hungry so I did 2 eggs, plus one egg white and definitely had to top it all off with a bit of crumbly cheese!  The extra yolk I saved for a hair treatment.

eggs

As soon as the egg went in, I put everything in the oven. In about 5 minutes, it was ready! Just enough time to prepare a quick salad, crack open a drink and set the table to eat! enjoy.

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If you don’t photograph yourself cooking (which, why would any normal person do that) the whole thing will take 10 minutes to make.

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spanish-omelette-recipe

Spanish Omelette

Ingredients: 

2 eggs + 1 egg white

1 potato cut in long strips

sliced onion

sliced bell pepper

cherry tomatoes

seasonings

coconut oil

Directions: 

1. set oven to 180

2. steam potatoes for 3-5 minutes

3. pan fry potatoes in coconut oil for 1 minute. Add in the rest of the veggies and season to taste

4. beat the eggs and pour them over the vegetables

5. place the whole pan into the oven for 3-5 minutes until the eggs cook

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