Simple Frittata Recipe

Simple Frittata picture


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Vegetable oil/Butter / combination2 Tablespoon
 Potato1 Medium, cut into quarters and thinly sliced
 Onion1 Medium, thinly sliced
 Chopped fresh marjoram/Basil / tarragon / rosemary / oregano1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced / pressed
 Eggs4 Large, beaten
 Grated cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ground black pepper To Taste
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 267 Calories from Fat 152

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.4%

Saturated Fat 5.3 g26.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 225.2 mg

Sodium 411.8 mg17.2%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.7%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 14 g28.1%

Vitamin A 9.3% Vitamin C 22.9%

Calcium 25.7% Iron 17.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat the oil in a large skillet.
Saute the potatoes and onions covered, stirring frequendy, for about 8 minutes, until they are tender and golden.
Stir in the herb and the optional garlic.
Pour the beaten eggs over the sauteed vegetables, tilting the pan to distribute them evenly.
Sprinkle on the cheese, and salt and pepper to taste.
Cover the pan and cook on low heat for 10 minutes, until the eggs are set and golden on the bottom.
To brown the top of the frittata: If your skillet is flameproof, simply place the frittata under a preheated broiler for about 2 minutes.
Otherwise, carefully slide the frittata onto a plate and then flip it over, back into the skillet, to brown the other side.
serve hot.