Grana Padano Souffle Omelette

A light, heavenly souffle omelette with some of the worlds best cheese and prosciutto - what are you waiting for?!

Ingredients (serves one)

  • 3 large eggs, whites and yolks separated
  • salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 10g butter
  • 60g Grana Padano, grated
  • 1 tbsp freshly snipped chives
  • 25g Val Vigezzo ham, cut into strips


  • 1. Preheat the grill.
  • 2. Beat the egg yolks with a fork and season well.
  • 3. Place the egg white in a clean, grease-free bowl and whisk to soft peaks.
  • 4. Melt the butter in a heated omelette pan.
  • 5. Quickly fold the egg whites into the yolks using a metal spoon and sprinkle in half the grated Grana Padano and snipped chives.
  • 6. When the butter is foaming pour the egg mixture into the pan. Let it cook for 1 minute.
  • 7. Sprinkle with half the remaining cheese and the strips of ham and cook under the grill for another minute, until it is puffy and golden.
  • 8. Loosen the edges with a palette knife, fold the omelette in half and slide onto a plate. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese to serve.

Christopher Brewer
Christopher Brewer


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