Christmas morning frittata

Prep 10 min
Plus Cooking time: 4 minutes, Baking Time: 25 minutes
Makes 4 servings



1 tbsp
red onion, finely chopped
red or green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
small jalapeno, minced, or 2 to 3 tbsp canned diced chilies
1/4 cup
grated parmesan, asiago, cheddar or your favourite cheese
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
dried oregano leaves, or Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp


  • Melt butter in a large frying pan set over medium heat. Add onion and stir often for 2 minutes. Add red pepper and fresh jalapeño, if using. Cook 2 more minutes. Remove from heat. In a large bowl, whisk eggs. Stir in canned chilies, if using, cheese, Tabasco, seasonings, then onion mixture. If making ahead, wait until onion mixture has cooled before adding. Cover and refrigerate overnight, if you like. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350F (180C). Generously oil a 9-inch (23-cm) pie plate. Whisk egg mixture, pour into pie plate and bake in centre of 350F (180C) oven until top is golden, from 25 to 30 minutes. Serve hot or at room temperature with avocado slices and a dollop of sour cream, if you like.


Calories 261
Protein 16 g
Carbohydrates 8.1 g
Fat 18.3 g
Fibre 1.2 g
Sodium 564 mg

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