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Jun 8, 2013 06:54 PM

Who here makes omelets with raisins?


Someone made me this for breakfast today and, I must admit, it's just not my thing.

I don't mind tomatoes or even honey-baked ham, but I think that's about as far on the sweet side I want to go with an omelet. Definitely prefer savory additions.


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  1. Hmmm I have never heard of raisins, but I am familiar with sweet omelettes and love, love, love scrambled eggs or omelette with jam.

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    1. re: julesrules

      If you like omelets with jam, then perhaps raisins might be your thing.

    2. Just one?

      I'd like raisins in a dessert omelet, I suppose, but I've never heard of using them. It'd be similar to using jam or jelly. Maybe with some cream cheese?

        1. I've never tasted or heard of such a thing. I got sh*t from my kids about using golden raisins in dinner so I'd be scared to try at breakfast.

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          1. re: tcamp

            See what your kids think of these two uses of "golden raisins in dinner": 1) Saute onions, golden raisins, and curry powder in a stick of butter then combine with a batch of hot rice. 2) Picadillo: Saute ground beef with onion and green pepper, add an 8-oz can of tomato sauce, two cans of water, golden raisins, stuffed green olives, salt, garlic, and cumin. Simmer a few minutes and serve with rice. And without the extra water you can use Picadillo as an empanada filling---buy the circles of empanada dough already rolled out, frozen, at Hispanic supermarkets. I bet your kids would like empanadas.

          2. I guess I could see it if you were trying to do a breadless French toast type of thing, but it certainly wouldn't be my thing. Were there other ingredients? I could see how a strong cheese to counteract the sweetness might make it palatable...

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              1. re: ipsedixit

                Nah, somehow I'm thinking pan-fried clafoutis just isn't all it's cracked up to be...