Scheherazade Omelet

Never Underestimate the Power of a Good Story


Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

Well Fed 2: More Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

Well Fed 2

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2013

  • About

Scheherazade was a legendary Persian queen who used her studies of philosophy, art, and science to evade being murdered by the King. For 1001 nights, she charmed him with stories of romance and magic, leaving him with a cliffhanger just as dawn approached. This ensured his curiosity and her continued existence. When she’d completed telling her tales, he was smitten and became a wiser, kinder man. Likewise, this frittata-like dish – rich with lamb, walnuts, herbs, and spices – will transform