← Back to Search Results broiling Italian
herb-and-goat-cheese-frittata

Photo by:
Comments: 1
 

Recipe

Thinner than a Spanish tortilla, this popular Italian dish is ideal for lunch or a light supper. Good with plenty of Italian bread and a tomato salad.

Yield : Makes 4–6 servings
Prep Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 4 sage or basil leaves, finely chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for brushing
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 oz (120g) rindless goat cheese, crumbled

Special Equipment:

  • 9 in (23cm) nonstick frying pan with a lid and flameproof handle

Directions

1. Preheat the broiler and position the rack 6in (15cm) from the heat. Beat the eggs in a bowl with the sage, season with salt and pepper, and set aside.

2. Heat the oil in a 9in (23cm) nonstick frying pan with a lid and flameproof handle over medium-low heat. Add the shallot and cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes, or until just softened but not browned.

3. Add the eggs to the pan and stir gently to combine. Cover and cook gently for 2–3 minutes; the frittata should remain moist on top.

4. Arrange the tomatoes and goat cheese over the surface and lightly brush with olive oil. Place the pan in the broiler for 5 minutes or until the frittata is set and lightly browned. Let stand for 5 minutes. Slide onto a serving platter and cut into wedges. Serve hot, warm, or at room temperature.

Variation

Red Pepper and Salami Frittata

In step 2 add 1 red pepper, seeded and cut into strips, and 4 thin slices of salami, rind removed, cut into strips, to the shallot. Replace the goat cheese and tomatoes with ½ cup of shredded Cheddar cheese.

Notes


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 6 servings and 1/8 teaspoon added salt per serving.

189kcal (9%)
58mg (6%)
4mg (7%)
139mcg RAE (5%)
151mg
13mg
10g
1g
0g
2g
220mg (73%)
432mg (18%)
5g (26%)
16g (24%)
1mg (8%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
  • kathiguam

    03.26.12 Flag comment

    Had a desire to have chevre w/eggs this morning. This recipe satisfied my craving & was very easy. I halved the recipe; it was plenty for my breakfast w/enough leftover to serve as a side w/salad for my lunch. I roughly chopped the tomatoes, adding them on top of the egg mixture part way thru step 3. I didn't have shallots & sub'd green onions, also did not brush w/olive oil in step 4. I will try the variations suggested. I find this to be a delicious & versatile recipe!

 

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

the-deen-bros-take-it-easy-quick-and-affordable-meals-the-whole-family-will-love The Deen Bros. Take It Easy...
by Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen
antipasti-fabulous-appetizers-and-small-plates Antipasti: Fabulous Appetiz...
by Joyce Goldstein
young-and-hungry-more-than-100-recipes-for-cooking-fresh-and-affordable-food-for-everyone Young and Hungry: More Than...
by Dave Lieberman
hot-sour-salty-sweet Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet
by Jeffrey Alford, Naomi Duguid
ham-an-obsession-with-the-hindquarter Ham: An Obsession with the ...
by Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough
mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
baked-new-frontiers-in-baking Baked: New Frontiers in Baking
by Matt Lewis, Renato Poliafito
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
nigella-express Nigella Express
by Nigella Lawson
desserts-4-today Desserts 4 Today
by Abby Dodge
flavor Flavor
by Rocco DiSpirito
lucindas-authentic-jamaican-kitchen Lucinda's Authentic Jamaica...
by Lucinda Scala Quinn
mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?