Looking for an easy and delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner idea? A frittata is the perfect meal any time of the day! The great thing about frittata’s is that the possibilities are endless. You can add any meat or vegetable combination to create a tasty well-balanced meal or to use up leftovers from the night before!
Author: Christa Johnston
Christa Johnston is a busy wife and mother of two young boys and a self-proclaimed foodie. Her love of cooking stems from growing up in a large family where food was always in abundance and a focal point of every gathering. As a teenager, Christa was a frequent shopper of the Shoreview Fresh and Natural Foods location even as a young dancer grabbing a quick snack between classes. Now, with her two boys in tow she shops weekly for a quick sandwich, deli salad or natural organic ingredients to provide healthy eating choices for her delicious recipes! Christa will transform your Sunday Funday!
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large bowl crack the eggs and add 1 teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon black pepper and the half and half and whisk until well incorporated.
In a large oven safe skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of butter over medium heat add italian sausage and onions and cook until meat is no longer pink; about 8 minutes then remove from pan and set aside. Add 1 tablespoon of butter and sauté the mushrooms for 3 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons butter into the pan and toss in the roasted potatoes ( I roast mine in a little olive oil, salt, pepper and rosemary in the oven at 400 degrees about 25 minutes)
Next, pour the italian sausage and onion mixture over the top and spread all of the ingredients out into an even layer. Next pour your egg mixture into the pan starting in the middle and working your way to the edge of the pan in a circular motion so as not to “spread” your ingredients to the edge of the pan. Allow to cook for 3-5 minutes.
Then, place the pan into the oven for 20-25 minutes until frittata is set. Remove from oven and sprinkle a small amount of cheese over the top and some chopped parsley and allow cheese to melt. With a rubber spatula gently loosen the frittata away from the edges of the pan. Then with a large spatula gently place it under the frittata until you reach the center tip the pan slightly and slide it onto a large serving dish. Slice into 8 pie slices and serve hot or room temp.
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