A frittata is like a quiche, but it doesn't have a crust. Mix in some chopped prosciutto, shredded cheese, or precooked seafood or chicken, and it becomes a tasty brunch dish, appetizer or starter. or, add fresh herbs for a veggie morning start.
Fresh Herb Frittata
Makes six servings
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1 Tablespoon olive oil
10 eggs, well beaten
2 Tablespoons water, optional
1/4 cup pancetta
4-6 each baby Yukon potatoes
1 shallot or 1 Tablespoon sweet onion
1 green onion
1 Tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
1/2 cup fresh mozzarella, sliced into small pieces
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
fresh ground black pepper
Pre heat a large oven proof sauté pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Beat eggs with water, basil, parmesan cheese, hot sauce, nutmeg, and pepper.
Add olive oil to sauté pan, cook pancetta until slightly tender. Add shallot and potatoes cook until potatoes are tender.
Add pepper and hot sauce to eggs. Pour eggs over the filling and place the pan over medium heat. Stir egg mixture 2-3 times or just enough to mix eggs and potatoes. When the eggs begin to set, lower the heat and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes, top with fresh mozzarella and green onion.
Cover or place pan in oven for additional 1-2 minutes or until firm yet moist.
Top with fresh basil. Serve warm or room temperature.