Vegetable frittata is a dish of Italian origin that basically consists of an omelette with eggs and vegetables cooked in oven. If you are looking for an easy, fast and delicious breakfast, frittata is an excellent option. This is because dish is prepared just with vegetables that you have in fridge.
That’s all you need. Do you have any pepper and onion left? Is there a small piece of cauliflower? Got some forgotten tomatoes or zucchini? Rest is to add your favorite spices and, if you want, some cheese. By way, although frittata is made with vegetables, it does not mean that it is vegetarian. Plate accepts leftover bacon or bacon, if you also have one.
In this recipe from RecetasGratis we will tell you which ingredients we use to prepare ours, but you can add ones you want. Find out how to make vegetable fritatta and get to work
Ingredients to make Vegetable Frittata:
- 1 medium zucchini
- 1 onion
- ½ red pepper
- ½ green pepper
- 3 tomatoes
- 5 stalks of chives
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 4 eggs
- 150 grams of mozzarella cheese
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1 pinch of pepper
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
How to make Vegetable Frittata:
First thing is to prepare eggs for frittata. number of eggs depends on number of diners, this means that this frittata serves four people.
Beat until completely blended and add part of salt and part of pepper. Reservation.
Clean and chop all vegetables . As we told you, vegetable frittata is prepared with any type of vegetable, so add one you have at home and want to use.
Sauté all vegetables according to their degree of doneness, that is, first those that require more time and then those that require less. Heat oil in pan first.
Start by making an onion sauce . Add minced to oil until it softens a bit.
Add zucchini , stir, and cook for about 7 to 8 minutes.
Add green and red peppers , mix and cook for about 5 minutes.
Add tomatoes, chives, and garlic , as well as salt and pepper. Cook for about 10 minutes and turn off heat. Allow it to cool just a little bit. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 250 ° C.
Mix eggs with vegetables as follows: take some of vegetables that are still hot and add them to eggs, repeat this process and mix well. This is done to temper eggs and prevent them from cooking in pan.
Add remaining vegetables to a mold and pour mixture on top of them. Distribute all mixture well in mold.
Sprinkle cheese over surface and cook baked vegetable frittata for 20 minutes or until it comes out clean when poked with a toothpick.
When you remove it from oven, let it rest for about 10 minutes and serve while it is hot. As you can see, vegetable and cheese frittata recipe is very simple and allows you to take advantage of those vegetables that are about to wither. Remember that you can also add bacon or other ingredients.
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With what to accompany vegetable frittata
Vegetable frittata goes well with almost any topping. For example, you can accompany it with bread garnished with garlic and olive oil , also baked potatoes or corn bread .
Creativity is limit when it comes to vegetable frittata, because both egg and vegetables are usually quite versatile. Likewise, a salad is never a bad option. For this, we recommend caprese salad .