Easy Recipe For Leftover Vegetables: Frittata

May 1, 2022
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Easy recipe for leftover vegetables. If you have a wrought iron pan, some leftover veggies and 1/2 a dozen eggs lying around, you, my friend, have dinner tonight or brunch tomorrow. Frittatas are an oh-so-easy and nutritious meal that you can whip up in minutes. They are great for brunch, lunch or dinner and are lovely with a crusty bread on the side (and perhaps a good Chardonnay). They take minutes and are filling as well as beautiful. Hope that you enjoy!

What You’ll Need:

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream (or 1/2 and 1/2 in a pinch)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (adjust to taste)
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella or cheddar cheese
  • Approximately 1 cup of cut up left-over vegetables (like broccoli, green beans, carrots, peas) or fresh vegetables cut up (like tomatoes, green peppers, mushrooms, carrots, broccoli) – you get the idea.
  • 1 tablespoon butter
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Easy Recipe for Leftover Vegetables. How To Make It:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Whisk eggs, heavy cream and salt until you get a smooth and even texture. Set aside.
  2. In the cast iron pan, melt butter and sauté the cut up vegetables to brown slightly (fresh will take a little longer, left-overs less-so).
  3. Pour the egg mixture over the vegetables. Sprinkle the cheese on top. Use a fork to distribute the cheese around a little to incorporate it into the eggs.
  4. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes, or until the edges are set and the top is lightly browned.
  5. Slice into pie-shaped pieces and ENJOY!

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