Sunday, October 6, 2013

Frittatas

I scored some wonderful local eggs a couple days ago.  What better to do with them than make a frittata.  This recipe is one that I used many years ago and just remembered it when I bought these eggs.

Crack 8 eggs into a bowl.

Add 1 cup of cottage cheese, 1 cup of grated Monterrey Jack cheese, 2 T. melted butter, 1 small can diced green chilies, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. pepper, 1/4 cup diced red or green onions, 1/2 tsp. baking powder and 1/3 cup of flour.  I also added 1 large diced jalapeno pepper.

Pour it into a cast iron skillet and bake it in a 375 degree oven for about 40 minutes until the middle is set.

Let it sit for about 15 minutes before cutting it.

My family enjoyed this recipe so much that the next day, I made a mushroom version.

I used both Monterrey Jack and a truffle flavored cheese in this one.

I left out the chilies and added sauteed mushrooms.

I substituted the regular butter with melted truffle butter.

They liked this version even more.

I thought a fungi frittata should be served on a toe of frog plate.

15 comments:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Yum! Both sound delicious!

thecottagebythecranelaketwo said...

I love frittata and I ate it at a neighbor for the first time 16 years ago, it was filled with chantrelles :-) I make it myself from time to time and I toss in what ever I have at home :-)

Have a great day!
Christer.

TARYTERRE said...

This looks yummy and easy to make.

TARYTERRE said...

This looks yummy and easy to make.

Robin Larkspur said...

I would definitely like the mushroom one! Great plate, I love that. You must have an "eye of newt" and "deadman's toe" as well?
Hope your arm is doing better.

Laurie said...

wonderful and very wise choice of plate!Does this Frittata keep till the next day, we could never eat this all in one day, maybe not even two

Patty Woodland said...

You are obviously an egg loving household. heh

Hubby would love both of them

Cottage Tails said...

LOL LOVE your toe of frog plate.
We have goose eggs galore I will get some supplies today and make Brent your frittata
Love Leanne

Barb said...

Those eggs are almost too pretty to eat!

Mary Ann said...

That looks fabulous!

Cuisine de Provence said...

Just looking at these delicious frittatas makes me hungry!

Jeri Landers said...

If one doesn't own a cast iron pan, will a casserole dish do? This really looks tasty and I have SO many eggs to use up.

jody said...

I have never had this before but sure will make it! Yum! Will check if dad has fresh eggs for me!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

It looks delicious. YOU are just the best wife and Mom..you really are! Nothing says love like a lovely meal.
:)
Hugs!
*I KNOW no one says that anymore..but darn it..it just makes me feel good to send you a hug!
Mona

luckybunny said...

Haha! I love the plate!!