Frittata With Broccoli And Heirloom Tomatoes

By • May 7, 2013 • 0 Comments



Author Notes: This fragrant simple and delicious frittata will brighten your morning. It's perfect for a Sunday brunch (or whenever you feel like making it). Works great for low-carb lifestyle, as it offers substance without the floury crust.Eat Already!

Serves 4

  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • salt, freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-1/2 cup fresh broccoli florets, cut small
  • 3/4 cups hard cheese like Asiago, Romano, or Gryere, grated
  • 1-2 ripe heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1/4" thick
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F (170C).
  2. Beat the eggs and cream. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  3. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Saute onions, stirring occasionally, until fragrant and translucent, about 4-5 minutes.
  4. Transfer onions into an oven safe dish. Add broccoli florets, distributing them evenly over the onions.
  5. Pour the egg mix over the broccoli. Add cheese over eggs.
  6. Arrange tomato slices over the cheese in a pretty way. It will look stunning if different color tomatoes are used.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, or until tomatoes are wilted and egg mix is set, but still somewhat soft.

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