Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet)

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Tortang Talong
Tortang Talong
Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet)
Budget-friendly recipe
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Tortang talong is a Filipino-style omelet made with grilled eggplants!

Ingredients

What You'll Need

  • Frying pan
  • Fork
  • shallow bowl

Directions

  1. With a knife or fork, prick the eggplant.  Lay eggplant on a hot skillet until slightly softened and the skin is charred.  Allow to cool to the touch.  Alternatively, pierce each eggplant all around with a fork. Microwave for 5 minutes until soft.
    With a knife or fork, prick the eggplant. Lay eggplant on a hot skillet until slightly softened and the skin is charred. Allow to cool to the touch. Alternatively, pierce each eggplant all around with a fork. Microwave for 5 minutes until soft.
  2. Peel skin.
    Peel skin.
  3. Using a fork, flatten the eggplant but leave the stem on
    Using a fork, flatten the eggplant but leave the stem on
  4. Heat oil in skillet
    Heat oil in skillet
  5. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs, salt, and pepper with a fork.  Holding the stem of the eggplant, dip into the egg mixture and lay onto the skillet.
    In a shallow bowl, beat eggs, salt, and pepper with a fork. Holding the stem of the eggplant, dip into the egg mixture and lay onto the skillet.
  6. Cook 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining eggplants.
    Cook 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining eggplants.

Chef Tips

  • Serve this with steamed rice and a side of fresh cut veggies for a complete and balanced meal!

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
1
piece
Total calories:
142
Total fat:
12 g
Saturated fat:
3 g
Carbohydrates:
8 g
Protein:
5 g
Fiber:
3 g
Sodium:
43 mg
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