WATCH: How to Make Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet)
Eggplant and eggs make for a quick, budget-friendly, and fuss-free dish!
Tortang talong is a fuss-free Filipino-style eggplant omelet dish. It takes very little time to prepare and follows a simple recipe. Your favorite breakfast is sure to be ready in minutes. Typically served with rice, this dish could also be eaten with pandesal or a fresh tomato salsa. Want a meatier flavor in your omelet? Mix in ground pork with the eggs for a simple yet satisfying meal!
2 pieces Chinese eggplant
1/2 kilo ground pork
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 large red onion, chopped
4 tablespoons cooking oil
salt for seasoning
Grill the eggplant until the color of its skin turns almost black. Set the eggplant aside to cool.
Sautè the ground pork and garlic. Simmer until ground pork is cooked, season with salt. Set aside.
Place the eggplant on a flat surface, peel and flatten using a fork.
In a bowl, season the eggs with salt and beat together with 3-4 tablespoons of the cooked ground pork.
Slide the eggplant in a non-stick skillet. Add the egg mixture.
Fry the eggplant. Makes sure that both sides are cooked, about 5 minutes on each side.