A Vegetable Frittata

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Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

What is a frittata? About.com says the following:
In the culinary arts, a Frittata is a flat Italian-style omelet that's usually prepared in a cast-iron skillet. A brunch menu classic, the frittata may also have its origin in Spanish cuisine.

To make a frittata, beaten eggs are cooked briefly in a hot skillet along with other ingredients such as onions, spinach, bacon and/or potatoes, and then topped with cheese and finished in the oven. When cooked in a round skillet, the frittata is then typically sliced into wedge-shaped portions for serving.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
1
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 2 Tbsp
    cream
  • a pinch
    of salt and pepper if desired
  • 1/2 to 1 c
    cut up fresh or frozen vegetables, thawed. (i used a mix of snow peas, carrots, water chestnuts, and broccoli)
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    grated cheese (i used gouda)
  • 1
    7 to 8-inch oven proof skillet

How to Make A Vegetable Frittata

Step-by-Step

  1. Whirl eggs and cream in blender until well-beaten. Add salt and pepper if desired. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter in skillet over medium-low heat. Saute vegetables 2-4 minutes. Pour beaten eggs over vegetables and cover skillet. Cook until eggs are almost set.
  3. Preheat broiler. Top frittata with grated cheese. Place under broiler for 2-3 minutes, until cheese is melted and frittata is puffy. Serve immediately.
  4. You can double this recipe for two if you use a 9-10 inch skillet.
    You can also add other herbs, like rosemary or thyme, if you like.
    Try different cheeses and different vegetable combinations.

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About A Vegetable Frittata

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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