Mediterranean Frittata the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.
Makes 6 to 8 appetizer servings
|1/4||cup olive oil|
|5||small onions, thinly sliced|
|1||can (about 14 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes, drained and chopped|
|1/4||pound prosciutto or cooked ham, chopped|
|1/4||cup grated Parmesan cheese|
|2||tablespoons chopped fresh parsley|
|1/2||teaspoon dried marjoram|
|1/4||teaspoon dried basil|
|Generous dash black pepper|
|2||tablespoons butter or margarine|
|Italian parsley leaves|
- Heat oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions; cook and stir 6 to 8 minutes until soft and golden. Add tomatoes; cook over medium heat 5 minutes. Remove tomatoes and onions to large bowl with slotted spoon; discard drippings. Cool tomato mixture to room temperature.
- Stir prosciutto, cheese, parsley, marjoram, basil, salt and pepper into cooled tomato mixture. Whisk eggs in small bowl; stir into prosciutto mixture.
- Preheat broiler. Heat butter in large broilerproof skillet over medium heat until melted and bubbly; reduce heat to low. Add egg mixture to skillet, spreading evenly. Cook over low heat 8 to 10 minutes until all but top 1/4 inch of egg mixture is set; shake pan gently to test. Do not stir.
- Place pan under broiler about 4 inches from heat. Broil 1 to 2 minutes until top of egg mixture is set. (Do not brown or frittata will be dry.) Serve hot or at room temperature. Cut into wedges. Garnish with parsley.
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