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Sauteed Leek and Sausage Omelet

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6 oz hot Italian sausage casings removed1 cup mushrooms (about 4 ounces), quartered2 tbl olive oil1 lrg leek thinly sliced (white and pale green parts only)1/2 tsp dried thyme crumbled6 x eggs3 tsp chopped fresh rosemary or 1 1/2 teaspoons crumbled dried1/2 cup sliced drained roasted red bell peppers (available in jars)1 cup grated provolone or Italian Fontina (about 3 1/2 oz) cheeseFresh rosemary sprigs


Saute sausage in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat until brown, breaking sausage into pieces with fork, about 5 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer sausage to paper towels. Add mushrooms to skillet and saute until golden brown, about 8 minutes. Season mushrooms to taste with

salt and pepper. Transfer mushrooms to bowl. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil

in same skillet. Add leek and thyme and saute until very soft, about 6 minutes. Season leek mixture to taste with salt and pepper. Remove from heat.

Whisk 3 eggs and 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped rosemary in small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in half of leek mixture. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons

olive oil in 8-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add egg mixture to

skillet and swirl with rubber spatula. Cook until bottom of mixture is light brown and eggs are set on top, lifting sides of omelet to let uncooked egg flow under, about 3 minutes. Remove skillet from heat.

Arrange half of sausage, mushrooms, peppers and cheese on 1/3 of omelet.

Fold one side of omelet over filling and roll out onto heated plate.

Garnish with rosemary sprig. Repeat with remaining mushrooms, peppers and cheese, forming second omelet.

Serves 2.