Herb Breakfast Frittata Recipe
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Herb Breakfast Frittata Recipe

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I came up with this recipe on a snowy day by using what I had in the fridge. Yukon Gold potatoes give this frittata a comforting bottom crust. —Katherine Hansen, Brunswick, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large Yukon Gold potato, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 wedge: 204 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 321mg cholesterol, 277mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 fat.


  1. In an 8-in. ovenproof skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Using a slotted spoon, remove onion and keep warm. Arrange potato in a single layer over bottom of pan.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, seasonings and onion; pour over potatoes. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until nearly set.
  3. Uncover skillet. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until eggs are completely set. Sprinkle with cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes. Cut into wedges. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Herb Breakfast Frittata in Simple & Delicious December/January 2012, p34

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Jellybug User ID: 53068 259385
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2017

"I made this frittata for our breakfast along with cheddar bacon biscuits and fresh fruit cups and everyone in the family loved it. Delicious, quick and Easy!"

jenningsgirl User ID: 7719485 123331
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2014

"This recipe turned out beautifully, but my husband thought it was missing something, and that something was bacon. He suggested we sprinkle a little crumbled bacon on top along with the cheese. I will definitely be making this again!"

climbergirl User ID: 6556579 126615
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2013

"I made this for breakfast and both my husband and I loved it! I've made it at least twice since then and will continue to make it frequently. I love the onions and the potato base."

Dodger205 User ID: 5863995 116237
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2012

"Excellent for breakfast. Also good for a light lunch or dinner served with a salad. I added spinach, but you could add any other vegetable. Enjoy!"

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