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Deconstructed Omelette

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I woke-up yesterday like normal; sleepy, grumpy, and tired of living in a construction zone.  The hardwood floors are being redone, which means they were stripped of the old varnish/stain (LOTS of dust), and now we are in the stages of staining some sections and applying varnish to other sections.  The beach house smells so bad!
Here is a glimpse of life with floors that are being stained & varnished.  If you need to go to the washroom you have to go out the back door, walk around the outside of the house and enter at the front door, skip across the front hallway to the dried hallway floor and then enter the washroom.  I’m going to have to endure one to two more days of this.  On top of this I have to try to keep a curious cat off of the floors.
Today’s breakfast reflects my life.  Deconstructed.  Take what was going to be the ingredients for an omelette and deconstruct them into a new remodeled version.  Modern, like the buzz word I have been hearing for 2 weeks!

Deconstructed Omelette Recipe:

·         2 slices of bacon
·         Extra virgin olive oil (or use the bacon fat)
·         Veggies of your choice (I used onions, red peppers, and broccoli)
·         2 eggs
·         Spices: I used onion powder, salt & pepper
1.    Cook the bacon.
2.    Slice the veggies.  I used a mandoline to create thinly sliced veggies.  Very quick too!
3.    Pour olive oil in a frying pan or use the leftover bacon fat.  Lightly sauté the veggies and add your preferred seasoning.  I used onion powder.
4.    When the veggies are still crisp but slightly cooked form two piles of veggies in the frying pan.  Put a slice of cooked bacon on top of the veggies.  Crack an egg over the middle of the pile.
5.    Season your eggs.  I used salt & pepper.
6.    I turned my frying pan to medium-low.  Cook your eggs to your desired doneness. 
7.    Use one or a combination of two spatulas to remove your deconstructed omelette. 
8.    Eat the modernized omelette!

8 Responses to Deconstructed Omelette

  1. Choc Chip Uru February 26 at 7:14 am #

    Love how this awesome recipe reflects your life – though I hope it comes back together soon 🙂
    Love the photography 😀

    Choc Chip Uru
    Latest: 2 Twix Fudgy 'Whities'

    • Ditch The Wheat February 26 at 9:49 pm #

      Hi Choc Chip Uru!!! I'm getting so much better at taking pictures. My new rule of thumb that has made the most difference is photographing during the day without lights on. Even if it is slightly dark in the room I still don't turn on the lights and the pictures turn out great. Unfortunately that means I have to plan ahead and go on a baking spree on the weekend.

  2. Nish February 27 at 5:30 am #

    Fantastic photography! The eggs look so inviting :)Hang in there and soon it will be over 🙂

  3. Andrea February 27 at 2:06 pm #

    These eggs look healthy and delish. I'm now wishing I didn't eat cereal and I saw this first.

    • Ditch The Wheat February 28 at 12:19 am #

      Andrea, I think tomorrow's breakfast is calling your name:D

  4. susiet February 28 at 3:17 pm #

    Hi Carol. My sympathies on the reconstruction!!! What a pain but the payoff is HUGE! 🙂

    Your breakfast looks so yummy. Those are my favorite types of breakfasts and I just love using other vegetables to make different hashes (displacing my long love affair with potatoes) and serving them with eggs of all kinds! Gorgeous photos, too!

    Hey, you should start using your outdoor gas grill as a stove and oven. I use mine all the time to avoid stinky-house syndrome. Blech!!! But it sure works well and is very easy to learn to use.

    Hugs and have a great day!

    • Ditch The Wheat February 29 at 1:08 am #

      Thanks! I LOVE eggs:) I just used my gas bbq to cook a hamburger:D