Basic Fritatta Recipe
The basic recipe for Frittata is about 2 1/2 cups Egg Mix , 2 -3 cups of sauted vegies and beans, and 1/2 to 1 cup of cheese.
For a 12 inch skillet use about 8 large eggs.
1/2 cup milk or soft cheese like ricotta or cream cheese
1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard (not traditional)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
Fresh greens, Spinach, Kale, Arugula, or cabbage.
Cauliflower, Broccoli , Brussels Sprouts
Peppers, Bell peppers, or a little hot pepper.
Italian Green Beans cut into 1 inch pieces
Onions, white or Spanish, Green onion or Leeks
Tomatoes, Roma or Cherry cut in half
Potatoes, Fingerling or firm like a red skin or Yukon
Pasta, cut into small pieces. This is not done much in most recipes but is traditional.
Soft melting cheeses like Provolone , Fontia,firm Mozzeralla or fresh Mozzeralla , Swiss or Monterey Jack
soft cheeses Ricotta or cream , melted and smoothed into the Egg mix
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
1. Blend the eggs and milk or softened cheese, mustard and seasonings. Chop the herbs and add to the mix and blend with whisk until smooth.
1. Saute Vegetables in a oven proof skillet. in 2 tablepoons Olive oil. Add Egg mix and cook for 1 to 2 minutes until the mix is set on the bottom.
2.Cook in the oven for another 10 - 15 minutes. Some recipes have you set the oven to broil. You had better watch closely if you do this, it will only take a few minutes.
More to come on this subject.
Here is a low fat recipe version, that is done in a glass pie dish so I called it a crustless quiche.