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DUNGENESS CRAB OMLETTE WITH MASCARPONE CHEESE

This is a brunch dish to elevate the humble omlette to ambrosia.
For breakfast, brunch or supper, this will be a hit with both family and friends.



The American West Coast's prized crustacean makes a real hit as the top ingredient in a super omlette.


RECIPE PRINTED FROM: THEGUTSYGOURMET.NET©

INGREDIENTS: Serves 2

• 6 eggs • 2 Tbl. pat butter • 1 Tbl. heavy cream • 1/2 cup lump Dungeness crab meat • 1/3 cup mascarpone cheese • sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste • 1 Tbl. sour cream • diced chives, for garnish 
PREPARATION:
 1. Heat the butter over high heat in a small, non stick skillet, until foamy (Do not let butter brown, just until it bubbles.  2. Meanwhile, whip the eggs with a whisk with the heavy cream and salt and pepper.  3. Pour the egg mixture in the skillet and swirl it around a bit so it is just starting to set, (about 1 1/2 minutes).  4. Using a high heat silicone spatula, scrape around the edges of the pan to loosen the egg from the sides.   Tilt and swirl the pan to allow the runny, uncooked egg on top to drip down underneath the cooked parts.  Do this for about a minute. 5. Add the mascarpone and crab meat filling to one side of the omlette and cook for another minute. Using your spatula, fold the opposite side of the eggs over the crab lumps.  Carefully slide your omlette onto a plate. 6. Top with a dollop of sour cream and the chopped chives. COOKS NOTE* A couple of slices of bacon will compliment this dish and serve as an additional garnish.


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