SIMPLE EGG AND CAPSICUM FRITTATA
A Frittata is an egg-based dish similar to an omelette or quiche, flavoured with herbs and enriched with additional ingredients of one’s choice such as meats, cheeses, vegetables etc. It is an excellent dish for breakfast or brunch. This recipe is for a simple one that could be made in a frying pan. However, it could be baked if desired.
3 eggs beaten well
2 tablespoons butter
1medium size green or red bell pepper / capsicum chopped finely
½ cup chopped mushrooms
2 medium sized onions chopped finely
3 small tomatoes roughly chopped
2 green chilies finely chopped
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan Cheese
½ teaspoon chillie powder
½ teaspoon crushed or ground black pepper
Salt to taste
½ cup milk
2 tablespoons fresh chopped coriander leaves for garnish
Melt the butter in a suitable frying pan over medium heat.
Add the mushrooms, onions, green peppers / capsicum and green chilies and sauté until tender.
Transfer it to the beaten eggs in a bowl. Mix in the grated cheese, chillie powder, pepper and salt.
Heat some more butter in the same frying pan and pour in the egg mixture.
Cover and cook on low heat for about 5 minutes.
Once the Frittata is perfectly cooked, remove it carefully from the pan on to a plate.
Garnish with chopped spring onion and coriander leaves
Serve it hot in wedges or as an individual dish along with fried sausages or bacon.
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