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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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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!