Simple Vegetarian Pleasuresmore
tsp Butter, divided
golf ball-size shallots, each quartered
portohello mushrooms (3-inch diameter), stems discarded and caps sliced ¼ inch thick
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
teaspoon minced fresh or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
tablespoons soft mild goat cheese
1. Melt 2 teaspoons butter in a medium-size skillet over medium heat Add the shallots and sugar and toss. Lower the heat to medium-low and cover the pan. Cook the shallots until they are soft and brown, about 10 minutes. Remove the cover and toss occasion- ally Scrape the shallots into a bowl, then wash the pan. 2. Melt 2 teaspoons of the butter over medium heat in the same skillet. Add the mushrooms and saute until brown and juicy about I0 minutes. Stir in the shallots, salt, pepper, and tarragon. Gently stir in the goat cheese. Keep the mixture hot. 3. In a medium-size bowl beat the eggs with the water and some salt to taste. 4. Make the omelets one at a time. Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in an 8”inch non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. When the pan is very hot, pour in half of the egg mixture. It should immediately set at the edges. With an inverted spatula push the set egg toward the center and tip the pan to let the liquid run back to the edge. When most of egg is cooked, spoon half of the hot filling onto one side of the omelet. Immediately fold the omelet in half and Hip it onto a plate.