Christmas Frittata

Red and green from peppers and broccoli make this a festive frittata, but we're tempted to make it throughout the year!
  • Prep time 10 mins
  • Cook time 20 mins
  • Yields 6

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  • Recipe Attribution Alisa


  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil or butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups broccoli, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp each dried basil and oregano


  • measuring cups and spoons
  • cutting board and knife
  • grater
  • medium mixing bowl
  • oven-proof frying pan with lid
  • spatula


  1. Preheat oven to 450° F.
  2. Heat oil or butter over medium heat in frying pan. Sauté vegetables until tender-crisp (about 5 minutes).
  3. Meanwhile, beat eggs, milk and spices in a medium mixing bowl.
  4. Pour egg mixture on top of vegetables and cook covered for about 5 minutes or until eggs begin to set.
  5. Sprinkle cheese on top and transfer to oven. Cook uncovered at 450° F for about 10 minutes or until eggs are set and cheese is all melted.
  6. Cut into 6 wedges and enjoy!

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  • Delicious! I sauteed the vegetables in a cast iron pan, added the eggs, and baked the dish to make an easy 1 pan meal.

    Adrienne 14 November 2012, at 3:51 pm

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