HOW TO MAKE A FRITTATA

Frittata

Original Article Posted on Incredible Egg

Making a frittata is easier than you think. Master the simple method of how to cook a frittata. Your family will love this versatile dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 Eggs
  • ¼ cup liquid (milk, cream, tomato juice or broth)
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
  • 1 cup filling of your choice
  • 2 tsp. butter or vegetable oil

DIRECTIONS

  • BEAT eggs, liquid, herb and salt and pepper in medium bowl until blended. ADD filling; mix well.
  • HEAT butter in 6 to 8-inch nonstick omelet pan or skillet over medium heat until melted. POUR IN egg mixture; cook over low to medium heat until eggs are almost set.
  • REMOVE from heat. COVER and LET STAND until eggs are completely set and no visible liquid egg remains, 5 to 10 minutes.

INSIDER INFO

  • Season your frittata with chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley, basil or cilantro. Choose seasonings that complement your filling.
  • Frittatas taste good cold and travel well – perfect for picnic fare or a take-along lunch.

 

INSIDER INFORMATION ON HOW TO COOK A FRITTATA PERFECTLY

  • Make fillings from your favorite foods or from leftovers. Use a combination of meat, seafood or poultry, cheese, vegetables and cooked pasta or grains.
  • For fewer or more servings: Adjust the filling, liquid, seasonings and pan size proportionally to the number of eggs used. For 2 eggs, use a 6-inch pan; for 6 eggs, an 8-inch pan; for 8 eggs, an 8 to 10-inch pan.
  • Filling ingredients should be cooked, not raw. Pieces should be cut fairly small and drained well.
  • Three ways to serve a frittata: Serve wedges right from pan, slide uncut frittata topside-up onto platter, or invert frittata onto platter to show its nicely-browned bottom.
  • Follow these steps on how to make the perfect frittata you can enjoy anytime!

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