Recipe for Brocciu Omelette (Corsica)

By: Dino M. In: Recipes Corsica On: Hit: 298

Omelette with brocciu and fresh mint is a delicious and easy-to-make traditional Corsican dish. Brocciu is a typical Corsican fresh cheese, but if you don't have any, you can replace it with ricotta mixed with a little fresh goat's cheese for a similar taste. In just a few minutes, you can mix eggs with the creamy sweetness of brocciu and the freshness of mint. In just a few simple steps, you can transform these quality ingredients into a tasty meal, ideal for an energizing breakfast, lunch on the go or even an impromptu dinner party. Today, I present you with the recipe for Brocciu Omelette. Feel free to adjust the quantities of ingredients to suit your personal preferences.

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 8 extra-fresh eggs
  • 300 g brocciu
  • 1 bunch mint
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Preparation of the Brocciu Omelette

(Total time: 15min = Preparation: 10min + Cooking: 5min)

Step 1: Add the eggs to a salad bowl and whisk together.
Step 2: On a board, chop the fresh mint, then cut half the brocciu and crush it with a spoon.
Step 3: Add the mixture to the bowl containing the eggs and whisk until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
Step 4: Whisk until smooth.
Step 5: Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
Step 6: Pour in the mixture and wait for the omelette to become runny, then roughly crumble the remaining brocciu over the top.
Step 7: Leave to cook for a further 1 minute, until the omelette is still slightly slushy, then fold in half and place on a plate.
Step 8: Cut this magnificent brocciu omelette into 4 slices. Serve.


You can enjoy your brocciu omelette with a spicy salad and a piece of crusty bread.


Ideally, it should be eaten immediately, but if not, you can keep it in a cool place for 24 hours.

To conclude, I wish you a good day or evening and invite you to come and discover other equally delicious recipes. And for those of you who don't have the time, don't hesitate to visit our Corsican products boutique, where you'll find a wide range of traditional products. CorseBoutique, the best of Corsica. Thanks to all of you!


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