Christmas morning frittata

20

PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 4 minutes, Baking Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition (per serving)

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