Crispy Bacon Baskets with Garlic Chive Omelettes

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Crispy Bacon Baskets with Garlic Chive Omelettes
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Recipe type: Breakfast
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Serves: 2
 
I have seen dozens of ways to make bacon baskets, most of them complicated and not worth the hassle. This method is simple and quick, and yields the best results as well. These tasty treats are served with featherlight Chinese Garlic Chive Omelettes. For more videos like this, please subscribe to our Youtube channel!
Ingredients
For the bacon baskets
  • 4 Thick-cut onion rings
  • 8 Rashers streaky bacon
  • ¼ Green pepper, finely diced
  • ¼ Yellow pepper, finely diced
  • ¼ Red pepper, finely diced
  • 60g Blue cheese
For the omelettes
  • 2 Eggs
  • 6 Tablespoons roughly chopped garlic chives
Instructions
For the bacon baskets
  1. Place 2 rashers of bacon in a cross formation
  2. Place an onion ring on top of the intersection of the cross
  3. Fold the ends of the bacon up and over the edges of the bacon to form the cup
  4. Fill each basket / cup with a quarter of the diced peppers
  5. Transfer these to a roasting pan
  6. Top each of the baskets with a quarter of the blue cheese
  7. Bake the baskets in a pre-heated oven at 180c or 350f for 15 minutes
For the omelettes
  1. Beat 1 egg with tablespoons of the roughly chopped chives
  2. Heat a crepe pan over medium-high heat
  3. Pour in the egg, tlt the pan to spread the egg evenly
  4. Fry the egg for 90 seconds per side
  5. Remove and keep warm - repeat with the remaining egg
To finish
  1. Place an omelette on each plate
  2. Top each omelette with 2 of the bacon baskets and serve immediately

 

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