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Parmesan Ham Frittata

This egg dish is true to my Italian heritage. Italians make frittatas with many combinations of ingredients. I'm a creative cook, so I came up with this simple recipe based on how I remember my grandma making this dish. Even at that, I'm not sure I make it the same each time. -T. Lentini, Rogue River, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • In a 6-in. broiler-proof skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and garlic in oil. Reduce heat to medium. In a bowl, beat eggs, salt and pepper. Add egg mixture and ham to vegetables.
  • As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When eggs are nearly set, sprinkle with cheese. Broil 4-5 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until eggs are completely set.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 each: 388 calories, 30g fat (8g saturated fat), 451mg cholesterol, 761mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.

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