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This delicious Portuguese ham (presunto) and cheese omelette recipe is easy to make and doesn't need a lot of ingredients.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
30 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Ham & Cheese Omelette Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Ham & Cheese Omelette Recipe

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Posted in: Breakfast Recipes
Fri, Oct 20, 2017, 19:48
3 out of 5 with 2 ratings
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8 eggs4 tablespoons butter12 slices of cheese8 thin slices of hamSalt (to taste)Pepper (to taste)Watercress leaves (to taste), optional
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Beat two eggs for each omelette and season with salt and pepper. 
    2. Heat 2 tablespoons of butter and when it is hot, add the egg mixture.
    3. Cook until it's done (repeat for each omelette).
    4. Fold each omelette in half and stuff them with the slices of cheese and ham.
    5. Decorate with sprigs of watercress (optional) and serve.

    Recipe & Photo Credit: TV7 dias - A Arte de Bem Cozinhar - O melhor da Cozinha Portuguesa - fascículo n.º 149


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