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Chicken Vegetable Frittata Recipe

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What is frittata?

Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish similar to an omelette or crustless quiche, enriched with additional ingredients such as meats, cheeses, vegetables or pasta. The word frittata is Italian and translates to "fried".

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Servings: 6
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Ingredients

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  • 1/2 Cup Onion, Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Red, Yellow or Orange Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 1/4 Lb. Sliced Fresh Mushrooms, Diced
  • 1 Cup Fresh Asparagus Spears, Diced; Reserve 1 1/2-Inch of Tip
  • 1 Tsp. Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 Tsp. Dried Rosemary, Crushed
  • 1/2 Tsp. Coarse Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/4 Tsp. Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cups Frozen Shredded Hash Brown Potatoes, Thawed
  • 1/2 Cup Swiss or Havarti Cheese Shredded OR
  • 4 Ozs. Swiss or Havarti Cheese, Sliced
  • 1/4 Lb. Precooked Chicken, Diced (1 Cup)
  • 10 Large Eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. Half and Half Cream
  • 2 Tbsp. 2% Milk

Directions

1.
Using 1 tablespoon butter, grease bottom and sides of a 11-inch deep dish ceramic pie plate, set aside.
2.
Preheat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a 10-inch non-stick skillet, over medium-high heat.
3.
Sauté onion, bell pepper and mushrooms until mushrooms are shrunk and light brown.
4.
Add asparagus, continue cooking until crisp tender; add a little water (1/8 cup) to steam vegetables quickly and deglaze pan.
5.
Stir in garlic, rosemary, salt and black pepper; cook 1 minute. Remove vegetable mixture from heat and place onto plate lined with paper towel to absorb excess moisture; cool.
6.
Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°F. Line the bottom of pie plate with shredded potato. Layer 1/4 cup shredded or 2 slices of cheese over potatoes.
7.
Place cooled vegetable mixture and diced chicken over cheese/potato layer; set aside.
8.
In medium bowl, combine eggs, half and half with milk; whisk. Slowly pour over chicken and vegetable mixture. Place remaining cheese over egg mixture. Garnish with asparagus tips; gently press into egg/cheese mixture. Making sure you do not submerge the tips completely.
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Place in preheated oven on the lowest rack setting; bake 20 minutes at 350°F. Move to second rack placed in the center of the oven; continue baking for another 20 minutes. Frittata should be cooked when golden brown and firm. Check by inserting a knife in center of pie. Cool 15 minutes before serving. Slice into 6 wedges and serve with fresh fruit.
Cook's Tip:
1.
This would be great prepared in a 12-Inch cast iron frying pan or any dish of similar size.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 228g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 316  
Calories from Fat 169 53%
Total Fat 19.03g 24%
Saturated Fat 8.62g 34%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 385mg 128%
Sodium 292mg 12%
Potassium 424mg 12%
Total Carbs 14.37g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 5%
Sugars 2.31g 2%
Protein 22.64g 36%

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  • judee
    May 1, 2015
    Looks very interesting and appealing!
    1 reply
    • Robyn Savoie
      May 1, 2015
      Thank you, give it a try. Makes for a great Sunday brunch or any time meal.

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