Today's Recipe:

Baked Ham Omelette

Submitted by: Arlene J.

" On Saturday mornings I like to make a special breakfast for my family. It's a perfect way to start the day together. I love to throw together this omelette and then sit down and enjoy a cup of coffee while reading the paper."

 

Ingredients:

1 lb. Monterey Jack Cheese,

shredded 2 cups chopped ham

1/2 cup melted butter or margerine

1/2 cup flour 1 tsp. baking powder

1 dozen eggs

1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1/4 tsp. tobasco sauce

1 small container small-curd cottage cheese

1/2 c. bread crumbs (optional)

Directions:

Saute the shredded cheese and ham in 1 tablespoon of the butter (just enough to melt the cheese).
Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Melt the rest of the butter in a 9 X 13 pan in heated oven.
Sift together the flour and baking powder in a seperate bowl.
Beat the eggs. Add the salt, pepper and tabasco sauce.
Stir in the flour and baking powder mixture, cottage cheese, melted cheese and ham with a wire whisk. Pour into the buttered 9 X 13 pan.
Bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees, then cover the top with buttered bread crumbs, if desired.
Reduce the heat to 350 degrees, then bake an additional 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and set.

Serve hot. Will serve 12.