Cheese

Spicy Italian Frittata

September  4, 2016
Photo by Andres Gutierrez
Author Notes

Delicious simple breakfast/brunch dish, quiche alternative without the carbs —Andres Gutierrez

  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • Vegetable Filling
  • 1/2 cup Onion, finely chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves, medium, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Tomatoes, chopped, can be cherry, roma, etc
  • 1 Zucchini, small, chopped
  • 1/2 Red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup Spinach, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Pepper, cracked
  • 1/2 Serrano (optional), very finely chopped
  • Egg and cheese mix
  • 6 Large eggs
  • 1/2 cup White cheddar, grated, or similar strong cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan or asiago, freshly grated
  • 1/4 cup Swiss or emmentaler cheese, grated
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Vegetable Filling
  2. Sauté items over low-medium heat in 8-10" non-stick all metal frying pan (important, no plastic or rubber!) Drain tomato juice into a bowl and keep
  3. Preheat oven to 500F
  1. Egg and cheese mix
  2. Mix eggs and cheese in mixing bowl. (Note, can vary cheeses). Mix in drained tomato from sauté
  3. Pour over sautéed vegetable mixture over medium heat 2 min
  4. Put into 500F oven for 10-12 min till top cooked (not runny). Take out of oven. CAUTION, HOT, USE HIGH TEMP GLOVE/ MIT With spatula ensure that fritatta is not stuck. Put serving dish on top of pan and turn over. REMEMBER, HOT HANDLE!

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