Porcini mushroom omelet with quince relish and pickled red onions

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The Ingredient

The Ingredient

“Who said omelettes were just for breakfast? Filled with woody porcini mushrooms and pecorino with a side of tangy quince relish and pink onions—there’s no time limit on this hearty dish. Enjoy it at any time of day!”

Difficulty

Medium 👍
35
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
100 g dried porcini mushrooms
eggs
quince
red onions
1 l water (hot)
50 g Pecorino cheese
shallot
5 g chervil
5 g marjoram
5 g parsley
chili
1½ tbsp sugar
1 tbsp mustard seed
100 ml white wine
20 ml white balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tbsp distilled white vinegar
70 g unsalted butter
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • bowl (large)
  • cooking spoon
  • fine grater
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • pot
  • frying pan
  • whisk
  • spatula

Nutrition per serving

Cal
348
Protein
18g
Fat
24g
Carb
12g

Step 1/5

For the omelette filling, place dried porcini mushrooms in a large bowl and cover with hot water. Allow to soak for approx. 30 min., stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, finely grate Pecorino cheese. Finely dice shallot. Roughly chop chervil, marjoram, and parsley. For the relish, peel, quarter, and core the quince. Dice into small pieces. Finely dice some of the red onion. Remove the seeds from the chili pepper and dice finely. For the pickled onions, quarter remaining red onion and slice into thin wedges.
  • 100 dried porcini mushrooms
  • 1 water (hot)
  • 50 Pecorino cheese
  • 1 shallot
  • 5 chervil
  • 5 marjoram
  • 5 parsley
  • 1 quince
  • 2 red onions
  • 1 chili
  • bowl (large)
  • cooking spoon
  • fine grater
  • cutting board
  • knife

For the omelette filling, place dried porcini mushrooms in a large bowl and cover with hot water. Allow to soak for approx. 30 min., stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, finely grate Pecorino cheese. Finely dice shallot. Roughly chop chervil, marjoram, and parsley. For the relish, peel, quarter, and core the quince. Dice into small pieces. Finely dice some of the red onion. Remove the seeds from the chili pepper and dice finely. For the pickled onions, quarter remaining red onion and slice into thin wedges.

Step 2/5

To make the relish, heat a pot over medium-high heat. Add sugar and let caramelize until golden brown. Add quince, diced red onion, and mustard seeds. Stir well, and then add the white wine and white balsamic vinegar. Let it simmer for approx. 30 min. Add diced chili pepper, season with salt to taste, and set aside.
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp mustard seed
  • 100 ml white wine
  • 20 ml white balsamic vinegar
  • salt
  • pot
  • cooking spoon

To make the relish, heat a pot over medium-high heat. Add sugar and let caramelize until golden brown. Add quince, diced red onion, and mustard seeds. Stir well, and then add the white wine and white balsamic vinegar. Let it simmer for approx. 30 min. Add diced chili pepper, season with salt to taste, and set aside.

Step 3/5

To make the picked onions, heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Then add the sliced red onion, vinegar, remaining sugar, season with salt and pepper, and simmer gently until the onions turn pink. Set aside to cool.
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp distilled white vinegar
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • salt
  • pepper
  • frying pan
  • cooking spoon

To make the picked onions, heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Then add the sliced red onion, vinegar, remaining sugar, season with salt and pepper, and simmer gently until the onions turn pink. Set aside to cool.

Step 4/5

Break the eggs into a bowl, season with salt and pepper, and whisk until frothy, approx. 15 seconds. Melt a quarter of the butter in a frying pan set over medium heat and sauté the porcini mushrooms and shallots for approx. 3 min. Season with salt and pepper, and remove from the pan.
  • 20 unsalted butter
  • 5 eggs
  • salt
  • pepper
  • bowl (large)
  • whisk
  • frying pan
  • spatula

Break the eggs into a bowl, season with salt and pepper, and whisk until frothy, approx. 15 seconds. Melt a quarter of the butter in a frying pan set over medium heat and sauté the porcini mushrooms and shallots for approx. 3 min. Season with salt and pepper, and remove from the pan.

Step 5/5

Wipe the pan clean, return to medium heat and melt remaining butter. Pour the eggs into the pan and let cook for approx. 4 min. or until the bottom is set but the surface is still raw. Scatter the fried mushrooms and grated Pecorino cheese on top. Fold one half of omelet into the center, overlap with the other side, and cook for approx. a further 4 min. Serve with relish, pickled red onions, and fresh herbs. Enjoy!
  • 50 unsalted butter
  • salt
  • pepper

Wipe the pan clean, return to medium heat and melt remaining butter. Pour the eggs into the pan and let cook for approx. 4 min. or until the bottom is set but the surface is still raw. Scatter the fried mushrooms and grated Pecorino cheese on top. Fold one half of omelet into the center, overlap with the other side, and cook for approx. a further 4 min. Serve with relish, pickled red onions, and fresh herbs. Enjoy!