Caramelized Apple and Gorgonzola Omelette with Bacon and Pecans

Caramelized Apple and Gorgonzola Omelette with Bacon and Pecans

We had a few really nice warm days this week but its back to cold ones for the weekend. Those warm days got me to thinking that spring would soon be here and that I should start cleaning out all of these winter supplies. At the top of the list was the apples which have been ever present in my fridge since winter started and I knew just how to use some of them. Ever since I made the caramelized apple and cheddar omelette with bacon and candied walnuts I have been thinking about a version that uses gorgonzola rather than cheddar. The creamy and tangy blue cheese goes just as well if not better with sweet and tart apples as the cheddar and this was the perfect time to try it out for a nice weekend breakfast. The gorgonzola version of the caramelized apple omelette was amazing! I would be hard pressed to choose a winner between the two and you really could not go wrong with either. What a great start to the weekend!

Caramelized Apple and Gorgonzola Omelette with Bacon and Pecans

Caramelized Apple and Gorgonzola Omelette with Bacon and Pecans

Servings: 1
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 granny smith apple (cored and sliced into big chunks)
  • 1/4 cup gorgonzola (crumbled)
  • 1 strip bacon (cooked and crumbled, optional)
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 tablespoon pecans (toasted and chopped)
  1. Add the sugar and cook until bubbly minutes.
  2. Add the apple and saute until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Lower the heat and and sprinkle on the cheese and bacon and let the cheese melt just a bit.
  4. Pour the eggs into the pan and let them cook without disturbing them until they have set, about 2-4 minutes.
  5. Slide the omelette out onto a plate and garnish it the pecans and enjoy.


sophia said...

You always come up with the best combinations ever. Mind-blowing. I've made something like this, but man, I forgot the bacon!!

screwdestiny said...

You are *killing* me here! I want you to come to my house and cook this for me NOW! Yes, I know I could cook it myself, but you're a better cook than me, and I'm sure it would turn out better if you did it. :)

Jan said...

Love it all but with the addition of bacon - extra yum!

Joanne said...

Cheddar or gorgonzola...that is the question. I have both on hand right now. The only thing that means - TASTE TEST!

Cherine said...

Love it! Great recipe!

Kathy said...

I made a version of your other one but with the things I still had around - diced & sizzled beef stick, apple, caramelized onion & diced apple. My son's comment: "Why would you ever want to eat anything else?" A big hit & a permanent addition to the breakfast AND dinner menu around here.

Sophie said...

Waw,...Kevin!! What a fantastic & aprt special omelette!!

You allways seems to amaze me!!

This screams: EAT ME NOW!!!

Suzanne said...

What a mouth watering combo! I love gorgonzola! You are a master of taste! Thanks for sharing your newest creation! :D

All Our Fingers in the Pie said...

This is an unusual omelet combination! Sounds great.

Chef Aimee said...

I am on an apple and cheese kick tonight - visiting your blog made me smile. What an amazing omelette - the pecans are just a fantastic addition!

Maria said...

Great flavors going on here!

Veggie Belly said...

this is a very unique combination of flavors!

Crepes of Wrath said...

This looks like my dream breakfast.

sweetie said...

hey kevin!
i noticed this bacon omelette is tagged to "vegetarian." Is it facon tofu bacon? ; p

Kevin said...

sweetie: Good catch. I have updated the labels.

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