Mediterranean Frittata

Frittatas are such a satisfying, incredible meal that are appropriate for any time of day. They also are an amazing way to use up ingredients that are lying around! I made a very Mediterranean frittata this week for brunch to help clean up my fridge and it was glorious. Marc and I usually have pancakes or waffles but I was really craving something savory this week. This baby fit the bill perfectly because it was loaded with roasted red peppers, cremini mushrooms, ham, goat cheese and parmesan. The best part was that it was a cinch to make!

The egg mixture for the Mediterranean frittata.
The egg mixture for the Mediterranean frittata came together quickly. I just whisked the eggs together thoroughly before I stirred in lots of roasted red peppers, parmesan and goat cheese. It looked gorgeous already!
The mushrooms and ham for the Mediterranean frittata cooking away.
Next, I made sure to completely coat my beloved cast iron skillet in olive oil so that the eggs wouldn’t stick. Then I browned up a whole bunch of gorgeous baby bella mushrooms and some ham to form the base of the Mediterranean frittata. This step also allowed the pan to heat up before I added the egg mixture.

Once that was done, I poured the egg mixture into the hot pan and quickly made sure it was even and everything was stirred together. Then it went right into the oven to bake for 30 minutes. After that, I took it out and let it set for a few minutes. It was so puffy and golden and gorgeous!

The Mediterranean frittata right out of the oven. So pretty!
The Mediterranean frittata looked so pretty right out of the oven! I couldn’t wait to dig in.

Once it set a little, I cut it into wedges right in the pan and serve it up. I don’t like to mess around with trying to flip it out of the pan, it’s a waste of time to me. Oh my goodness, the flavors were amazing. The goat cheese gave the Mediterranean frittata such an incredible creamy mouthfeel too! This is an easy and sure fire hit for any meal of the day. We absolutely loved it for brunch. Buon appetito, and enjoy! xoxo

Mediterranean Frittata
Mediterranean Frittata

 

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Mediterranean Frittata
Mediterranean Frittata
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 6
Author: Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen
Ingredients
  • 12 whole eggs
  • 1 jar roasted red peppers 12 oz size, drained
  • 6 ounces goat cheese crumbled
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 pinch salt
  • olive oil as needed for coating the pan
  • 4 ounces cremini mushrooms sliced
  • 1/4 pound deli ham diced
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 F. In a large mixing bowl combine the eggs, roasted red peppers, goat cheese, parmesan and salt. Whisk that all together thoroughly.
  2. Get out a cast iron skillet (8 or 10 inches would both work) and coat it liberally in olive oil, including brushing it all over the sides. Heat the pan over medium high heat and add the mushrooms. Let them get soft for a minute, then add the diced ham and let it fry up for another minute.
  3. Pour the egg mixture into the hot pan and make sure everything is well mixed and even. Then carefully transfer the pan to the oven and let the frittata bake for 30-35 minutes, until golden and puffy.
  4. Take the frittata out when it's done and let it set for a few minutes. Then just cut it into wedges right in the pan and serve immediately! Enjoy the eggy, Mediterranean goodness.

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  1. Hi, GO RU!!! Fabulous! Wonderful Christmas here! Cooking several dishes New Years, Pork and Sweet sauerkraut Roasted in oven, Eye Round Roast and rooted veggies Roasted. I have two extra places at the table for you and Marc-HeHe… Hoping 2015 Brings you both Happiness, Good Heath. Stay Warm. Keep those recipes coming!!! Cheryl

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