Mint omelet: the recipe for a quick and aromatic starter

  • Egg
    • 0 kcal

  • Fresh mint
    10-15 sheets
    • 0 kcal

  • Grated parmesan cheese

    80 grams
    • 380 kilocalories
  • Fine salt
    to taste
    • 21 kcal

  • Ground black pepper
    to taste

  • Extra virgin olive oil

    to taste
    • 0 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

The Mint frittata it’s a second course simple and aromatic, ideal for a quick and tasty summer lunch, to be served simply with a mixed salad. To do this, in fact, you will only need eggs, fresh mint and grated Parmesan. A summer variation of the classic omelet, which you can also prepare in advance and enjoy cold at work or for a picnic, maybe inside a sandwich for a quick meal, or serve it at cubes as an aperitif, for a aperitif or one buffet. A simple and versatile recipe, very easy to prepare.

How to make a mint omelet

Mint omelet the recipe for a quick and aromatic starter

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Break the previously washed mint leaves (1). Beat the eggs with a hand whisk (2), add the mint, salt, pepper and grated Parmesan and continue to whisk for a few seconds. Let the mixture sit for a few minutes, in order to combine the flavors as well as possible. Heat extra virgin olive oil in a non-stick pan, pour in the mixture and cook the omelet for a few minutes. Turn it over with a lid and continue cooking on the other side (3). Once ready, gently transfer it to a serving dish. Your mint omelet is ready to serve.


If you want to cook the mint omelet in the oven, grease a baking dish, pour the mixture and bake a 180 ° C for 10 minutes about.

There are many mint recipes you can make, fresh and delicious sweet or savory preparations.


Alternatively, you can substitute mint for mint, thus making the fresh mint omelet, a Specialty of the Marches. Mint and mint, in fact, not just the same thing. Mint has a less intense aroma than mint and is also known as nepetella Where inch. But what allows us to distinguish them is form: mint has rounded flowers, while mint has tubular inflorescences that develop in height. The preparation of the mint omelet is the same as the recipe we proposed, with the addition of onion chopped and browned in a pan.


You can store the mint omelet in the refrigerator for 2 days inside an airtight container.