Garden Cheddar Frittata Recipe
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Garden Cheddar Frittata Recipe

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The potato crust on this pretty fritatta is so easy to make, and everyone will love the taste. I’ve made it with goat cheese, too, and it’s delicious. You can also use other vegetables if you like.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 small potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 8 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 small zucchini, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Minced chives and additional shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 wedge (calculated without chives and additional cheese) equals 251 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 307 mg cholesterol, 325 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 14 g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Place potatoes in small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5 minutes. Drain. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, water, salt, garlic powder, chili powder and pepper; set aside.
  2. In a 10-in. ovenproof skillet, saute zucchini, onion and potatoes in butter and oil until tender. Reduce heat. Pour 1-1/2 cups egg mixture into skillet. Arrange half of the tomatoes over top; sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese. Top with remaining egg mixture, tomatoes and cheese.
  3. Bake, uncovered, 14-18 minutes or until eggs are completely set. Let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with chives and additional cheddar cheese. Cut into wedges. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Garden Cheddar Fritatta in Country October/November 2010, p52

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2014

"This was fairly simple, but not very flavorful."

Reviewed Oct. 8, 2013

"Yummy! I've made this twice, the first time I added some green bell pepper. The second time I added bell pepper and a little browned breakfast sausage!"

Reviewed Aug. 27, 2013

"Great dish for a crowd. I doubled it and served it for a football party last year. I'm making it again for our "first game of the year" party."

Reviewed Jan. 31, 2013

"I haven't tried it yet. Plan to make it soon."

Reviewed Apr. 15, 2012

"Quite tasty! We added some red and orange bell peppers, but you could add any of your favorite veggies for a nice, wholesome breakfast!"

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