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Easy Breakfast Frittata

Start your day with an Italian Omelette that you can prepare in a pan or in the oven. Try the recipe now for a healthy and easy breakfast with just a few ingredients.

November 3, 2021
FrittataPhoto By Petite Gourmets
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4 people
Preparation 10 mins
Cooking 30 mins
Total 40 mins

Frittata Recipe Video



  1. Firstly, place the rack in the middle of the oven and preheat it at 400°F.
  2. Mix the heavy cream, eggs, and salt into a large bowl and beat it well until it becomes frothy enough.
  3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium flame and add all the fillings. Once you're done, sprinkle cheese over the top.
  4. Pour the egg blend on the pan and keep tilting the pan until the mixture Step 5- covers the fillings in the pan.
  5. Allow the eggs to cook well for around 4 to 5 minutes.
  6. Put the pan in the oven and let it cook for more than 6-8 minutes. Then, when it reaches the consistency of custard, remove it from the oven.
  7. Let it settle and cool down for two minutes before you slice it.
  8. Serve with fresh herbs.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Frittata
Serves 4
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.2 g29.7%
Cholesterol 319 mg106.3%
Sodium 327 mg14.2%
Potassium 218 mg4.6%
Protein 17.2 g34.4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Use a cast-iron skillet. The shape, material, and size of the frittata pan you would utilize will affect the overall cooking time and the look of your final recipe. For a classic appearance, consider using a cast-iron skillet, while ensuring that it's well-seasoned to avoid the eggs from sticking to it. Also, remember that the cast iron has a great amount of heat, so you should always remove the frittata a little early to let the cooking process come to an end.
  • Balance egg and dairy product amounts. Most of the frittata recipes need some dairy mixing to add up some sort of creaminess. The most famous rule of thumb is that one should always utilize half a cup of milk with eight eggs. However, you can always select your dairy products. Never be afraid of experimenting with newer and better ideas like creme fraiche or sour cream.
  • Prepare add-ins at the beginning. Firstly, prepare the fillings that you want to add to the eggs. In case you’re using some beef, roasted potatoes, or sausages, that’s not an issue. Also, fresh ingredients, like mushrooms, tomatoes, or onions, should be chopped into small pieces, and drained before you mix them with the beaten eggs. This should be done because the product has a lot of moisture in it and it could water down the recipe. You can be as creative with the Add-Ins as you want. You can combine onion, kale, or chopped olives too in the frittata to give it a great taste and look.
  • Don't overbake. After the eggs are all set, keep your frittata in an oven and bake it at 350 °F. This would take up to 16 to 18 minutes. Either way, remember to keep a watch on the frittata pan and look for a custard-like and soft texture. In case you need a golden-brown top, adding cheese on the top would be great as it would end the baking procedure. Doing this would be better than taking a risk of overcooking the recipe.
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Frittata is a delicious Italian omelet. This easy-to-prepare and delicious recipe could be your favorite brunch dish. Frittata, made with just a few ingredients, is versatile. You can add various ingredients to the recipe as you wish. Try this recipe now, which pairs perfectly with mushroom and spinach. Bon Appetit.

What Is Frittata?

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It is basically an egg-based Italian recipe which is the same as a quiche, omelet or scrambled eggs. It is filled with ingredients such as cheese, meats, and vegetables. Frittata is an Italian word and the English translation to it is "fried".

Frittata is similar to the omelet recipe. It's an Italian egg dish with some additional ingredients such as vegetables, cheese, or meat. The word Frittata actually means fried. You can easily serve it as breakfast, dinner, or lunch. The dish is super easy to make and can be customized according to your eating habits and preferences. It has a potato crust and is loaded with a plethora of flavors. Frittatas are usually very soft, creamy, and custardy. It is by far the easiest breakfast recipe you can ever come across.

What Is The Difference Between Quiche & Frittata?

The main difference between a quiche and a frittata is the crust. The crust of the quiche should be prebaked in the oven. However, in the case of frittata, you'll need 20 to 40 minutes to cook the crust of the Frittata.

What Can You Serve with Frittata?

With Frittata, you can serve dishes:

How To Store Frittata?

You can easily wrap it with aluminum foil or plastic wrap and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 4 to 5 days. Frittatas make amazing leftovers which you can choose to have all week long for lunch, snacks, breakfast, or dinner! You can simply slice up the frittata and transfer it to an airtight container or just stack up the slices with parchment paper in between them.

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