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How to Make a Frittata

Your stomach is rumbling and the refrigerator is empty save for a few veggies and eggs. It's time to think frittata, a sure-fire way to make a tasty meal with a creative mix of leftovers.


  • Step 1: Saute vegetables Saute any combination of vegetables in 1 tablespoon cooking oil until the vegetables are tender to make a one-of-a-kind frittata.
  • TIP: Add sun-dried tomatoes, chickpeas, and feta cheese to make a Greek-style frittata.
  • Step 2: Crack eggs Crack six or more eggs into a mixing bowl and beat until fluffy, then stir in any desired herbs.
  • Step 3: Add oil to skillet Add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil to an oven-proof skillet.
  • Step 4: Pour egg mixture Pour the egg mixture into the skillet, then add the vegetables and optional chopped meats.
  • Step 5: Bake Bake the mixture in a preheated 350-degree oven about 10 minutes until soft, then remove.
  • Step 6: Top with cheese Top the frittata with cheese, then place under a broiler for five minutes or until it is firm and golden brown.
  • TIP: Add bread and salad to the dinner to make a complete meal.
  • Step 7: Let rest Let the frittata rest for five minutes before plating, then serve. You'll not only have a great dinner, but frittata leftovers served cold will satisfy appetites tomorrow.
  • FACT: The 2010 annual White House Easter Egg Roll involved 14,500 hard-boiled eggs.

You Will Need

  • 1 c. chopped vegetables
  • 6 or more eggs
  • Herbs
  • 2 tbsp. cooking oil
  • Chopped meats
  • 1 c. grated cheese
  • Sun-dried tomatoes (optional)
  • Chickpeas (optional)
  • Feta cheese (optional)
  • Bread (optional)
  • Salad (optional)

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