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Monday, March 16, 2009

Potato Frittata for St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day. To honor the holiday I made a potato and KerryGold cheese frittata. I am a big fan of frittata's but have never incorporated potatoes into them.

1.5 tablespoons olive oil
1 large potato, sliced
1/3 cup sweet onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/3 cup red pepper, chopped
1 cup baby spinach, chopped/torn
salt and pepper to taste
6 eggs
1/3 cup 1% milk
1/3 cup shredded KerryGold cheddar cheese

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice potatoes and place on a paper towel to absorb excess water/fluid.

2. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Place potatoes in the skillet, season, cover, and cook about 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, beat together eggs and milk with a dash of salt and pepper. Flip the potatoes over, cook 5 minutes until tender but firm. Remove and place aside.

3. Place onions, red pepper and garlic into the pan. Season with salt and pepper. Cook 2 minutes, add spinach and cook 1 minute. Remove from the pan and then place potatoes back into the pan, distributing evenly and place sauteed vegetables back on top.

4. Pour the egg mixture into the skillet over the vegetables. Reduce heat to low, and cook 5 to 7 minutes, or until eggs are getting firm on top. Then place the pan into the oven. When the eggs are almost completely set, sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Bake, maybe a minute, until cheese is melted.


Reeni♥ said...

It's so colorful and tasty looking. It's loaded with goodies! My tummy is rumbling for breakfast! YUMMM!
Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Katherine Aucoin said...

Your frittata is very festive. It's almost lunch time and I'd love a slice of your frittata!

5 Star Foodie said...

This frittata looks wonderful with cheddar and potatoes! Very nice! Happy St. Patrick's day!

Chef E said...

With that picture and the smell coming from my kitchen...Wow! Actually I had Ethiopian left overs for my breakfast...I am one of those that can eat anything when I wake up...but lighter on the dinner side :)

Cool Paddy's day idea too! oh btw check out my site in an hour...

Apples and Butter said...

It looks so melty and warm and delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Lori said...

You just reminded me that I haven't had a Frittata in forever. This one looks so great. Perfect for St. Patty's Day!

Claudia said...

This looks wonderful - for any meal of the day. A little bit of Irish and little bit Italian!

Foodie with Little Thyme! said...

OK, Yum! I wish I would have seen this yesterday. Sounds tons better than what we had for dinner.

Annie said...

Looks frittatas!

Tangled Noodle said...

Wow! The colors just pop out of this fritatta! At first, it was the Kerrygold cheese that caught my attention but the red pepper and spinach look soooo good . . .

BTW, the new 3-column format looks great!!

Lisa said...

Never thought of a St Patty's day breakfast. Nice!

Absolutely Not Martha said...

sounds and looks delish--and it's gluten free to boot!

Nicole said...

I have all of the ingredients in my fridge. I just may run off and go make this!

Daily Spud said...

The spuds are an excellent and highly appropriate Paddys Day addition to your fritatta :)

chez aurora said...

that looks mouthwateringly good! oh, you've made me start thinking of lunch now! :)


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