Puffy Broccoli and Red Pepper Frittata

An excellent breakfast

An excellent breakfast

Perfect for breakfast or brunch, this egg dish is a cross between a soufflé and an omelette, and is sure to please a crowd.

Frittata with broccoli and red pepper
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Categoria: Appetizer
Bucataria: International
Portii: 6
  • 3 cups Broccoli florets, chopped
  • 1 Sweet red pepper, diced
  • 1 tbsp Salted Butter, melted
  • 8 Eggs, separated
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 250 mL Cream 35%
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Basil, chopped
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 cup Cheese, shredded
Cum preparam:
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Combine broccoli, red pepper and butter in a 13" x 9" (3 L) glass baking dish; toss to coat and spread in an even layer. Bake for 10 minutes or until broccoli is slightly tender.
  3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, using electric mixer, beat egg whites with salt until stiff peaks form; set aside. In separate bowl, beat egg yolks, cream, basil and pepper until blended. Fold in cheese and one-quarter of egg whites. Gently fold in remaining egg whites. Pour evenly over vegetables.
  4. Bake for about 20 minutes or until puffed, golden and the centre is set.
  5. If desired, add 2 cup (125 mL) crumbled cooked bacon, chopped smoked ham or prosciutto, or 4 cup (50 mL) chopped smoked salmon with cheese.

Good appetite!

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© 2016, Tina.

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