Shrimp-and-Vegetable Oven Omelet

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Ingredients

3 dried tomatoes in oil
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 red bell pepper, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small zucchini, diced
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
7 ounces vermicelli, cooked
2 cups chopped cooked shrimp
6 large eggs
3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

Drain tomatoes well, pressing between layers of paper towels; chop.

Sauté onion, bell pepper, and garlic in hot oil in a nonstick 12-inch ovenproof skillet 5 minutes or until tender; add tomato and zucchini, and saute 3 minutes. Stir in cream cheese until melted. Add pasta; toss to coat.

Whisk together eggs, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, milk, and next 3 ingredients. Pour over pasta mixture in skillet.

Bake at 375º for 25 to 30 minutes or until set. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Note:

November 1999