Ideal rest day breakfast or lunch – fill your omelette with your favourite veg’s – or raid the fridge and use up fresh odds and ends.  Eggs and cheese provide tired bodies with lots of protein to rebuild muscles. 

Recovery day omelette

You need –

  • Selection of chopped mushrooms – peppers – tomato – spring onion – chillies
  • 3 x eggs whisked together in a bowl / jug  + salt and pepper ( optional )
  • Grated cheese ( non dairy versions are available )
  • Coconut or olive oil – butter ( or similar )
  • Oven proof frying pan ( with metal handle )
  • Optional – mixed herbs – spinach

To make –

  • Pre heat your ovens grill – removing the grill pan while its cool
  • Melt cooking oil in frying pan over a medium heat
  • Add chopped veg’s and fry for a couple of minutes – till softening
  • Add a little extra cooking oil if needed – to prevent omelette sticking
  • Pour in egg mix
  • Add any optional spinach or herbs
  • Jiggle pan so egg covers the veg’s evenly
  • Cook for 2 / 3 x minutes – until edges are browning slightly
  • Sprinkle with grated cheese
  • Put frying pan under hot grill for 2 / 3 minutes – until eggs are cooked and cheese is melted – omelette should also be loose on bottom of pan if shaken
  • Tip cooked omelette onto a plate – folding in half

*A great start to your well earned day off – enjoy with a slice off bread for a more filling meal – a dollop of tomato sauce or chutney will add a spicy kick*