Microwave Frittata for One

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Frittata has come to be a term for a distinct variation that Delia Smith describes as “Italy’s version of an open-face omelette”.

When used in this sense, there are four key differences from a conventional omelette.

While there may or may not be additional ingredients, such as cubed potato, such ingredients are combined with the beaten egg mixture while the eggs are still raw rather than being laid over the mostly cooked egg mixture before it is folded, as in an omelette.

Eggs may be beaten vigorously, to incorporate more air than traditional savory omelettes, to allow a deeper filling and a fluffier result.

The mixture is cooked over a very low heat, more slowly than an omelette, for at least five minutes, typically 15, until the underside is set but the top is still runny.

The partly cooked frittata is not folded to enclose its contents, like an omelette, but is instead either turned over in full, or grilled briefly under an intense salamander to set the top layer, or baked for around five minutes.

Frittata A Crustless Quiche (Although, I Call A Quiche A Crust-Full Frittata).

It’s An Egg-Bake Filled With Yummy Vegetables, Herbs.

How to make frittata using Microwave?

This is a quick breakfast; from start to finish it’s ready in about 5 minutes

Ingredient

1 serving cooking spray

 

2 large eggs

 

1 tablespoon pesto

 

2 tablespoons ricotta cheese

 

2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

 

freshly ground black pepper to taste

 

1 tablespoon chopped green onion, or to taste

 

Step-by-Step Instructions

1.Spray a large coffee mug with cooking spray.

 

2.Whisk eggs, pesto, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, and pepper together in a small bowl. Pour frittata mixture into coffee mug.

 

3.Cook the frittata in a microwave oven for 1 minute and 30 seconds, stirring at thirty-second intervals (you will stir twice).

 

4.Invert cooked frittata onto a plate or eat it right out of the coffee mug. Garnish with green onions.

 

Nutrition Facts of Frittata

Protein: 23g

 

Carbohydrates: 4.9g

 

Dietary Fiber: 0.9g

 

Sugars: 1.1g

 

Fat: 22.6g35 %

 

Saturated Fat: 8.3g

 

Cholesterol: 395.3mg

 

Vitamin A Iu: 859.5IU

 

Niacin Equivalents: 4.4mg

 

Vitamin B6: 0.2mg

 

Vitamin C: 2.5mg

 

Folate: 59.7mcg

 

Calcium: 366.6mg

 

Iron: 3mg

 

Magnesium: 31.5mg

 

Potassium: 260.2mg

 

Sodium: 451.8mg

 

Thiamin: 0.1mg

 

Calories From Fat: 203.8

 

Basic Facts

Calories: 313

Cook: 5 mins

Total: 10 mins

Prep: 5 mins

Servings: 1

Yield: 1 serving

What to serve with Frittata Dish?

This meal is great on its own or with veggies, pesto, balsamic glaze, hot sauce, or whipped cream on top. You can easily match frittata with a green salad.

Your friends and family will love it!

Frittata Serving Suggestions

If you’re serving your frittata as part of a bigger brunch, mimosas, classic french toast, banana bread, pancakes or muffins, French toast, baked oatmeal, overnight oats, blueberry scones, or fruit salad would all be great choices to go with it.

To dress up individual slices, top them with additional fresh herbs or serve with sliced avocado, dollops of lemony yogurt, or scoops of pesto, pico de gallo or tomatillo salsa.

For a weeknight dinner, I like to serve my frittata with a kale salad and some good bread.

What are some useful tips for cooking Frittata?

Follow these tips and tricks to make an A+ frittata every time:

1.Spread your veggies evenly throughout the pan before pouring in the eggs. Once you pour the egg mixture in, you won’t be moving the vegetables around much (or you’d end up with scrambled eggs!), so make sure the veggies are spaced evenly in the pan to get a final frittata with veggies in every bite.

 

2.Change it up! Play around with these flavor combinations. If you try swapping in different herbs or vegetables, keep in mind that a good veggie:egg ratio is about 1/4 cup of veggies per egg, or 2 heaping cups of vegetables for 6-8 eggs.

 

3.Use a cast-iron skillet. The best choice for making frittatas, cast iron skillets can safely go from stovetop to oven, and they conduct heat well and evenly. Seasoning a cast-iron pan gives it a non-stick quality, so a well-seasoned skillet will result in the easiest slicing & serving. I like to use an enameled cast iron skillet, which does not require any pre-seasoning. If you don’t have a skillet, go make this breakfast casserole recipe instead.

 

4.Safety first! Don’t forget that when the cast iron skillet comes out of the oven, the handle will remain hot for a while – I’ve learned this the hard way multiple times. Place a kitchen towel on it to remind yourself not to grab it before it cools off. You can also get one of these silicone handle covers.

 

History

The Italian word frittata derives from friggere and roughly means “fried”.

This was originally a general term for cooking eggs in a skillet, anywhere on the spectrum from fried egg, through conventional omelette, to an Italian version of the Spanish omelette, made with fried potato.

Outside Italy, frittata was seen as equivalent to “omelette” until at least the mid-1950s.

Frittata has come to be a term for a distinct variation that Delia Smith describes as “Italy’s version of an open-face omelette”.

When used in this sense, there are four key differences from a conventional omelette:

While there may or may not be additional ingredients, such as cubed potato, such ingredients are combined with the beaten egg mixture while the eggs are still raw rather than being laid over the mostly cooked egg mixture before it is folded, as in an omelette.

Eggs may be beaten vigorously, to incorporate more air than traditional savory omelettes, to allow a deeper filling and a fluffier result.

The mixture is cooked over a very low heat, more slowly than an omelette, for at least five minutes, typically 15, until the underside is set but the top is still runny.

The partly cooked frittata is not folded to enclose its contents, like an omelette, but is instead either turned over in full, or grilled briefly under an intense salamander to set the top layer, or baked for around five minutes.

Conclusion

One of the world’s truly delicious foods is a well-baked frittata. It’s inexpensive, easy to prepare, and a great way to use up leftovers.

Not to say it’s excellent for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Hopefully, this article on what to serve with frittata helps you create a meal that your friends and family will never forget.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Frittata nonstick set?

Uses the innovatively interlocking skillets to easily cook and flip your favorite frittata, giving both sides the perfectly browned finish without the mess.

Use each pan separately to sauté or brown everyday meals, from pancakes and crêpes to steaks and stir-fry.

What’s the difference between frittata and quiche?

Perhaps the most obvious distinction: A quiche is baked slowly in a savory pie crust (pâte brisée).

A frittata, meanwhile, is crustless and cooks more quickly.

Because the crust adds a certain amount of stability, a quiche can handle more cream than a frittata

What is an egg frittata made of?

A frittata is an egg based Italian breakfast dish similar to an omelette.

Generally frittatas are filled with pre-cooked vegetables and they’re started cooking on the stovetop until eggs are set on the bottom then finished in the oven

Do you flip a frittata?

You don’t absolutely need to flip a frittata—it’s fine to just finish it in the oven.

But a flipped frittata gets nicely browned on both sides, and it tends to be slightly taller and lighter than an unflipped one.

Flipping a frittata can be far too stressful if you try to conquer it with a spatula

What goes with a frittata for dinner?

Swiss Chard with Garbanzo Beans.

3-Ingredient Garlicky Red Potatoe:.

1.Green Salad with Orange, Avocado, and Red Onion.

 

2.Couscous Salad with Cucumber, Red Onion & Herbs.

 

3.How to Make 2-Ingredient Yogurt Drop Biscuits.

 

4.Fiery Kale with Garlic and Olive Oil

 

Why does my frittata go flat?

You probably overcooked the eggs.

THE FIX: Ann has a clever trick for perfectly-cooked eggs: Remove your frittata from the oven when the eggs are still a little loose in the center.

Let it sit at room temperature for a few minutes to fully set before cutting.

How do you keep a frittata from sticking?

Cast-iron skillets are a good idea for cooking just about anything, but if you don’t have one, you can still make a frittata with any oven-safe skillet.

If you use a stainless steel, oven-safe skillet, you’ll need to add extra oil or butter to grease your pan to prevent sticking

Why is my frittata watery?

If you combine the eggs and the salt before you start cooking and allow them to sit the eggs will become watery.

Make sure that the broiler has had time to heat up before placing the pan in the oven.

This intense blast of heat will cause the eggs to puff like a soufflé.

Microwave Frittata for One

Microwave Frittata for One

This is a quick easy breakfast!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Calories 232 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 microwave

Ingredients
  

  • 1 serving cooking spray
  • 2 tb egg
  • 1 tablespoon pesto
  • 2 tablespoons ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon green onion

Instructions
 

  • Spray a large coffee mug with cooking spray.
  • Whisk eggs, pesto, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, and pepper together in a small bowl. Pour frittata mixture into coffee mug.
  • Cook the frittata in a microwave oven for 1 minute and 30 seconds, stirring at thirty-second intervals (you will stir twice).
  • Invert cooked frittata onto a plate or eat it right out of the coffee mug. Garnish with green onions.

Nutrition

Calories: 232kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 13gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 144mgSodium: 329mgPotassium: 118mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 815IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 261mgIron: 1mg
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