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Cheri's Easy Breakfast Baked Frittata Recipes

Updated on February 9, 2013

Frittata in Pan

Ingredients for Italian Oven Frittata

Sauté Together:

  • Pancetta: 1/4 lb chopped
  • Olive Oil: 1 tbsp for cooking
  • Onion: 1/4 chopped
  • Garlic: large clove minced.

In a mixing bowl:

  • Egg Beaters: 2 small boxes (1 qt)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Red Chili: a pinch
  • Basil: 5-6 leaves chopped
  • Shredded Mozzarella: 1/2 cup
  • Shredded Parmesan: Sprinkle on top

Ingredients and spicing can be modified to your taste. The basic principle of Frittata creating allows for an amazing variety of recipes, including many not included here. I have included Cheri's recipes because we love them. We hope to share more with the public as time goes on. Since she doesn't have time to share these I just could not let her great recipes remain in obscurity.

Instructions for Preparing Italian Frittata

Sauté pancetta until crispy. Add onions. Cook 5-10 minutes. Add garlic,sauté for one minute. Pour contents into 9x13 baking dish.

Pour egg mixture over meat mixture. Top with parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 for 40-50 minutes until the frittata rises.

Let cool for 10 minutes, so it won't fall. Cut into squares.

These instructions will work nicely with the Frittatas that follow.

My daughter Cheri's Fritatta's

My daughter Cheri has learned to cook in a gourmet style but with quick and easy recipes. She has many ways of making many of her dishes. Her Frittatas can be made in many different themes and in variations of those themes. I will share her expertise with you in a simple and easy way. Frittatas make a great breakfast favorite that is light and good for you.

Frittatas possibly were being made before the creation of omelettes and require less attention while baking. Frittatas are great if you really want to serve everybody at the same time. You have to employ a lot of burners to prepare many omelettes at the same time.

Originally, Cheri started making Italian Frittatas but then branched out to Denver Omelette frittatas, Mexican frittatas using soy chorizo and Spanish frittatas. These recipes are using egg beaters but you can substitute 12 large eggs or a combination of both.

Traditional frittatas are cooked on the stove then set in the oven while still in the pan. Cheri prefers to put these in a baking pan in order to serve 8-10 people. The recipes below will serve that many.

As a diabetic I really enjoy this recipe because I can eat quiet a bit without problems with sugar level increases. I hope you enjoy my daughter Cheri's culinary accomplishments!

Denver Omelette Frittata

Denver Omelette Frittata substitutes ham for the pancetta

  • Onion: 1/2 chopped
  • Garlic: clove minced
  • Bell Pepper: chopped green
  • No Basil
  • Top with Cheddar Cheese
  • Egg Mixture:
  • Cheddar Cheese: 1/2 cup
  • Mrs Dash Original
  • Salt and Pepper

Spanish Frittata

  • Potatoes: (no meat) 2 peeled and sliced thin
  • Jarred Roasted Red Bell Pepper: 1/4 cup chopped
  • Olive Oil: 2-3 tbsp
  • Onion: 1/2 yellow chopped
  • Garlic: 2 cloves minced
  • Monterey Jack Cheese: 1/2 cup
  • Cilantro: 1/2 cup chopped
  • Sprinkle more Monterey Jack on top
  • Optional Toppings:
  • Sliced Avocado
  • Light Sour Cream
  • Sliced Olives
  • Sliced Green Onions

Soy Chorizo Mexican Frittata

  • Soy Chorizo: 1/2 pkg
  • Potato: 1 peeled and cubed (sauté until soft with soyrizo)
  • Bell Pepper: chopped red
  • Egg mixture:
  • Chile Pepper: pinch
  • Mexican Cheese: 1/2 cup
  • Cilantro: 1/2 cup chopped
  • Optional Toppings:
  • Light Sour Cream
  • Salsa
  • Sliced Avocado
  • Sliced Green Onons
  • Sliced Olives
  • Chopped Cilantro


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    • bgamall profile image

      Gary Anderson 5 years ago from Las Vegas, Nevada

      Thanks Missy Mac. I will pass the information along to Cheri.

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      Missy Mac 5 years ago from Illinois

      I am a diabetic as well. I love these recipes and will be trying them.

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      Gary Anderson 6 years ago from Las Vegas, Nevada

      Glad you enjoyed it.

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      saif113sb 6 years ago

      Very great information hub. Thanks

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      Gary Anderson 8 years ago from Las Vegas, Nevada

      Thanks MP, Frittatas do indeed rock! Thanks for stopping by.

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      mp 8 years ago

      Frittatas ROCK... thanks for the recipes... cant wait to try them... Cheers

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      Gary Anderson 8 years ago from Las Vegas, Nevada

      Karma, It is really a time saver and really good.

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      Karma Freedom 97 8 years ago from New York

      Yum! I think I'll try making this for my boys. :)

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      Gary Anderson 8 years ago from Las Vegas, Nevada

      That is great. Of course you can use them. If they ask just say they are Cheri's Frittatas:)

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      Nancy Hinchliff 8 years ago from Essex Junction, Vermont

      Wow, these sound really good. Do you think your daughter would mind if I used them in my bed and breakfast? I like recipes that you have to bake, They are not so work intensive and you can do other things while they're baking. Thanks.