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A classic French Rolled Omelette

A classic rolled French omelette recipe that gives perfect results every time.
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time2 minutes
Total Time4 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: French
Servings: 1
Calories: 430kcal
Author: Terence Carter


  • 2 eggs — beaten lightly
  • 1 knob of butter
  • salt & pepper


  • Put the pan on over a medium-high heat.
  • Add a little olive oil and butter in the pan, let the foam settle, and then add the eggs.
  • Leave them for about 20 seconds then add the cheese and bacon.
  • Start jerking the pan backwards and forwards to loosen the eggs from the pan.
  • Keep jerking the pan and then tilt the pan towards the back of the stove and the omelette will start to roll over itself.
  • When it’s all at the back of the pan, grip the pan handle like a pair of bike handlebars and tilt it and the plate towards each other and voila!
  • The perfectly-shaped bottom of the omelette becomes the top as the folds are underneath.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.9g | Protein: 12.9g | Fat: 42.4g | Saturated Fat: 23.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 18.7g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 458mg | Sodium: 370mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0.8g