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"What's in the Fridge" Frittata Recipe

"What's in the Fridge" Frittata Recipe

Great for a last-minute breakfast, brunch or lunch, guests rave about the crab and Swiss combination in this frittata. I also like to use sausage and cheddar with asparagus or whatever's in season—and in the fridge. —Deborah Posey, Virginia Beach, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 6 eggs
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (6 ounces) lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese


  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk eggs; set aside. In an 8-in. ovenproof skillet, saute the onion, pepper and mushrooms in oil until tender. Reduce heat; sprinkle with crab. Top with eggs. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes or until nearly set.
  • 2. Uncover skillet; sprinkle with cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until eggs are completely set. Let stand for 5 minutes. Cut into wedges. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 wedge equals 215 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 361 mg cholesterol, 265 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.