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Sunday, July 29, 2012

Leftovers to Frittata


I love quiche but when it comes to easy and a little less carbs, frittatas are awesome. The sky is the limit on ingredients and with a basic recipe you can produce an easy quick breakfast or lunch. 
 
The other morning I had a few leftovers and decided to use them in a quick frittata. 
Frittata
Ingredients
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 cup cheddar or Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 roasted red pepper, jar or fresh roasted, chopped
  • leftover veggies, such as asparagus or broccoli,chopped
  • Leftover steak, sausage, bacon, chopped
  • salt and pepper
Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
2. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs, add the cheeses
3. Add veggies and meat to a cast iron skillet (or any skillet that is oven safe) with a spray or two of cooking spray.
4. Stir fry veggies over medium heat until hot and tender
5. Pour in egg mixture, let cook for 2-3 minutes on top of stove
6. Put the skillet in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, watching carefully so top is not overly brown.
7. To serve, slice in wedges
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33 comments:

  1. I've never made frittatas and I'm currently making a list of new foods to try. I will definitely have to add this one to the list. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. I love frittatas. They are so easy and delish :) I am going nto look for those little peppers too!

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  3. That absolutely sounds delicious. I make quiche often with the same kind of "throw in leftovers" theory! But I am going to give this a try, too! Thanks for sharing! Stopping by from GRAND Social.

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  4. I'M COMING TO YOUR HOUSE FOR DINNER!!! THIS LOOKS WONDERFUL!!!

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  5. I've just been thinking of trying a frittata this week! Thanks for the how-to!!


    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  6. I make a lot of frittatas. It's definitely my go-to dish when I don't know what to make or don't feel like cooking. Awesome meal anytime. Glad to know I'm not alone in feeling that way.

    Thanks for linking to GRAND Social!

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  7. Looks so yummy! Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party!

    Holly

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  8. Easy meals are a mom's best friend sometimes :) I've never seen those peppers - but I'll have to look for them now! Hope you are doing well, Evelyn! Thank you for sharing at All my Bloggy Friends this week.

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  9. Wow this is a great idea and looks so yummy,pinning this to try :) Thanks for joining us at Creative Mondays :)

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  10. we eat frittata a lot in Italy! ...even made with leftover pasta!

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  11. What a great idea for leftovers! It looks delicious. Thanks so much for sharing on Marvelous Mondays! :)

    Julie

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  12. I really appreciate the flexibility of this recipe! Thanks so much for sharing, it looks good for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

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  13. Yum! I love frittatas! Thanks so much for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

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  14. This looks sooo yummy!!
    Thank you so much for joining us in Thursdays Favorite Things Blog Hop! With His grace, wishing you peace and many blessings to you and yours... Carla

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  15. Yum!!! I LOVE frittata!! Yours looks DELICIOUS!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

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  16. Hi Evelyn,
    What a great way to take care of the leftovers, this looks awesome! Hope you have a fabulous week and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  17. Looks great! Love Frittata's for dinner, so yummy!

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  18. Yum! Those peppers are so good. I made manicotti once and used the leftover cheese filling in the peppers. They were a huge hit!

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  19. I love frittatas, yum! Thank you for your bloggy friendship and for sharing on the Thursday Favorite Things hop. Hoping you have a great weekend xo

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  20. Hi Evelyn, just shared this recipe with hubby. We just happen to have some left over steak and some garden carrots in the frige. Think we will try this out tomorrow morning. Thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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  21. Sounds yummy and such a perfect way to use up leftovers (and stretch the budget!) We would love this! Thanks so much for sharing on Busy Monday!

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  22. You must have one very Happy Hubby! i think I could even smell it as I was reading :) Thank you for sharing at The "Sunday Stop"!
    Hugs,
    Bj

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  23. This looks so good! I can't wait to try it, I'm always looking for a new way to use leftovers. Thanks for linking up at The Prudent Pantry!

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  24. Great idea! Frittatas are great right? And I will keep an eye out for those sweet peppers! Thanks for linking up :)

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  25. I have never made a frittata but this looks great!

    Thanks so much for sharing at Mealtime Monday! I can't wait to see what you link up tonight.

    Kaylee
    www.couponingncooking.com

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  26. I love sweet peppers and frittatas. We make them all the time. Thanks for sharing at True Aim!

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  27. One of my (food) pet peeves is wasting all those bits of leftovers that aren't enough to do anything with. Your frittata is a tasty solution! Thank you for linking with See Ya In the Gumbo this week.

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  28. Thank you so much for linking up to Tasty Thursdays last week. Hope to see you again this week!! The party is live at http://mandatorymooch.blogspot.com/2012/08/tasty-thursdays-3.html

    Nichi - The Mandatory Mooch

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  29. Oh yum! I didnt realize frittata was so easy to make! Thanks for the new recipe!

    Thanks so much for linking up to Financial Friday last week! I hope to see ya there tomorrow at 7!

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  30. Yum! Can I come for dinner? Thanks for joining the party at One Creative Weekend! Please come back to the party tomorrow.

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  31. Love your creativeness! Thanks for sharing your dish on Southern Sundays.

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  32. I love frittatas and yours looks yummy!

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments:)))