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Baked Omelette Roll Recipe With Caramelised Onion, Carrot & Ham

Caramelised Onion, Carrot & Ham Omelette Roll

  • Author: Irena Macri
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 1x
  • Category: Breakfast


  • 12 tablespoons of ghee or butter
  • 2 medium onions (I used one brown and one red onion), cut in half and sliced thinly
  • 2 small carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2/3 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 6 large eggs
  • Pinch of black pepper and sea salt
  • A little coconut oil, ghee or butter for greasing
  • Rimmed oven tray, about an inch deep, 8-9″ by 15-16″
  • Parchment/baking paper
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise (optional) or harrissa sauce (you could also use something like pesto)
  • 23 slices of free range ham


  1. Preheat the oven to 175 °C / 350 °F.
  2. Heat ghee in a medium frying pan. Add and sauté the onion for about 4-5 minutes, until lightly golden. Add the grated carrots, sprinkle with about 2/3 teaspoon of sea salt and cook for a further 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the garlic right at the end.
  3. Whisk the eggs with a little sea salt and pepper in a bowl.
  4. Place a piece of parchment paper inside the oven tray, making sure the sides overhang slightly to catch the egg from spilling. Grease lightly with ghee or coconut oil.
  5. Pour in the egg mixture and tuck away the parchment paper in the corners to make sure the liquid covers the whole bottom of the tray.
  6. Spread the carrot and onion mixture on top and place in the oven on the middle tray and bake for 15-17 minutes, until the top is firm to touch.
  7. Remove the tray and pull the cooked egg base out together with the baking paper. Place on a large chopping board or tray.
  8. Spread your choice of either mayonnaise, pesto or harrissa and scatter pieces of ham over the top.
  9. Gently pull one side of the parchment paper and start rolling the egg base up, folding it inwards as you go along and peeling the paper off. When you finish, sit the roll on the open end down to keep it rolled. Slice and serve with your favourite green salad or vegetables, or wrap tightly and store for later.

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