Potato and Saffron Omelet

Cut this saffron-tinged omelet into wedges and serve as an appetizer. Omelet may be made a day ahead and refrigerated. Serve at room temperature.

Serves: 10
15 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir 10 minutes or until golden. Add potatoes; cook and stir 5 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste

  • Meanwhile, heat broth in small saucepan until hot. Remove from heat. Crumble saffron over broth. Let stand about 5 minutes or until saffron is softened

  • Mix eggs, green onions, saffron mixture, salt and pepper in large bowl with wire whisk

  • Heat remaining 2 tablespoons butter in large nonstick skillet on medium heat until hot. Add egg mixture, spreading to cover bottom of skillet. As egg mixture sets, lift slightly with spatula to allow uncooked portion to flow underneath. When egg mixture is set but top is still slightly moist, spoon potato mixture onto half of the omelet. Slip spatula underneath other half of omelet and tip skillet to loosen. Gently fold omelet in half. Slide onto serving platter

Cooking tip

Test Kitchen Tip: Onion and potato mixture may be made 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Reheat before preparing omelet.

This recipe was created by Cat Cora, Bon Appétit Executive Chef.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 119Calories: 119Cholesterol: 139mg
  • Sodium: 228mgProtein: 5g
  • Total Fat: 7gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 9g