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Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Cindy Manning Barr Photo by: Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Cindy Manning Barr

Vegetable-Pasta Oven Omelet

Add a tossed garden salad and Italian bread to make a well-rounded supper.

Southern Living NOVEMBER 1999

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings
  • Cook time:30 Minutes
  • Prep time:30 Minutes

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

Shrimp-and-Vegetable Oven Omelet: Toss 2 cups chopped cooked shrimp with pasta mixture. Continue as directed above.

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