Pasta Frittata

Pasta Frittata

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 35

Ingredients

Serves 6

  • 2tablespoons olive oil

  • 1⁄2 cup green pepper, finely chopped

  • 1⁄2 cup onion , finely chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 6 eggs

  • 1⁄4 cup milk

  • 1⁄3 cup parmesan cheese, grated

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon dried basil leaves

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1cup cooked spaghetti, cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 1cup muenster cheese or 1 cup swiss cheese, shredded

  • 1⁄2 cup diced tomato

  • 1⁄4 cup cooked diced bacon (optional)

Directions

  • 01

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  • 02

    In heavy skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil.

  • 03

    Add green bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook over medium heat until tender.

  • 04

    Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat together eggs with milk, 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, basil and oregano.

  • 05

    Add pasta to egg mixture and stir gently.

  • 06

    Add egg mixture to skillet; arrange pasta in an even layer.

  • 07

    Cook egg mixture over medium heat, lifting sides occasionally to let uncooked egg flow underneath. When egg mixture is almost set but still very moist, after about 5-8 minutes, top with diced tomatoes, bacon, and muenster or swiss cheese.

  • 08

    If using a pan that is not oven safe, cover the handle with heavy duty aluminum foil.

  • 09

    Place pan in the oven, and cook for 10-12 minutes until frittata is puffed, set, and beginning to turn golden brown. Remove from oven and let sit for 5 minutes.

  • 10

    Cut into wedges; serve immediately.

  • 11

    Serves 6.

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