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Zucchini Frittata

Zucchini Frittata

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
An Italian dish that resembles a crustless quiche, a frittata is a mixture of eggs, cheese and other ingredients, such as vegetables or meats. It may be served warm or at room temperature.


  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 1/2 lb. zucchini, cut into 1/8-inch slices
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


In a 10-inch braiser over medium heat, melt 1 Tbs. of the butter. Add the zucchini, onion and tarragon and toss to coat well with the butter. Sauté until the vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the sun-dried tomatoes and garlic and sauté for 1 minute more. Remove from the heat.

In a bowl, whisk the eggs until well blended. Stir in the zucchini mixture and the cheese, and season with salt and pepper.

Melt the remaining 1 Tbs. butter in the pan and return to medium heat. When the butter is bubbling, pour in the egg mixture, reduce the heat to low and shake the pan to level the ingredients. Cook gently until the eggs are just set, about 10 minutes.

Invert a large plate over the pan, flip the pan and plate and slide the frittata, cooked side up, back into the pan. Return to medium heat and cook until the frittata is just beginning to brown, about 5 minutes more. Serves 4.
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