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Butternut Squash and Caramelized Onion Omelette with Gorgonzola and Sage

Butternut Squash and Caramelized Onion Omelette with Gorgonzola and Sage


With the hustle and bustle of the holidays it is always nice to be able to sit down and relax while having a nice warm home cooked breakfast. Lately I have been enjoying playing with omelettes which are always nice for a slow weekend breakfasts. I have also been thinking about the roasted butternut squash with caramelized onions, gorgonzola and crispy fried sage side dish ever since I made it and I thought that an omelet version would work out really well. Instead of roasting the butternut squash I was thinking that I could just add it to the pan after caramelizing the onions. Once the squash was tender I could add the sage and gorgonzola and let it start to melt before pouring in the eggs. A nice one pan omelette! The butternut squash and caramelized onion omelette with gorgonzola and sage turned out beautifully! The sweet caramelized onions and butternut squash went really well with the tangy gorgonzola and sage and the warm just set eggs wrapped everything up really quite nicely. Once again I was reminded of how amazing this flavour combination really is! While I was enjoying the omelette I was daydreaming about new flavour combinations that I would like to try in omelettes...

Butternut Squash and Caramelized Onion Omelette with Gorgonzola and Sage

(makes 1 serving)
Printable Recipe

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon butter
1 small onion (sliced)
1 small clove garlic (chopped)
1/2 tablespoon sage (sliced)
1/2 cup butternut squash (cut into small pieces)
1/4 cup gorgonzola (crumbled)
2 eggs (lightly beaten)

Directions:
1. Melt the butter in a no stick pan.
2. Add the onions and slowly caramelize, about 20-30 minutes.
3. Add the garlic and sage and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
4. Add the butternut squash and saute until tender, about 5-8 minutes.
5. Lower the heat and and sprinkle on the crumbled gorgonzola and let it melt just a bit.
6. Pour the eggs into the pan and let them cook without disturbing them until they have set, about 2-4 minutes.
7. Slide the omelette onto a plate and garnish it with more sage and enjoy.

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16 comments:

Catherine said...

Mmmmm, Kevin this looks delicious! I've never made an omelette with butternut squash, but it sounds yummy!

diva said...

oh this fantastic. what a delicious dish!

Dawn said...

kevin we need to get you a second blog: butternut squash closet cooking.
I LOVE your uses of butternut squash.

Sook said...

Wow Look at that! So colorful and divine!

Pam said...

This is the same way I approach frittatas...so many possibilities.

Jenn said...

Oooo...I just got myself a nice butternut squash at the farmer's market today. I think I know What I'll make with it this week.

Sweet and Savory said...

This is a great way to use butternut squash.

Kathy said...

Can't wait to try this!!! Great flavor combinations!

pigpigscorner said...

wow love everything about this! Love all your butternut squash recipes.

♥peachkins♥ said...

the photo looked like its pizza. i love the colors!

cookeaze said...

Never tried it but now I must - and love Omelette - always looks so pretty without much effort!

Joanne said...

I've actually been wondering whether this combination would work in an omelet. I wasn't sure about the sweetness of the squash combined with the eggs, but I trust your judgment implicitly!

Pam said...

Heaven...yum!

Bee Happy!

Anonymous said...

This was fantastic! I made it tonight for dinner.

Carrie said...

I only just discovered butternut squash, so I've been excited to find recipes for it. This looks like such a wonderful breakfast!

Katya said...

Kevin I have just heated up some leftover of roasted butternut squash and broke a couple of eggs into it. Made myself confortable in front of the computer and decided to check your blog, since it's been a while. What a surprise it was to see this dish among your recent ones. I love all your recipes. I love your taste. Fantastic!
Katya http://bkatya.blogspot.com/

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