Mascarpone-Mushroom Frittata Stack Recipe
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Mascarpone-Mushroom Frittata Stack Recipe

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When I bring this delicious egg dish to the table, I always get oohs and aahs! It looks impressive but is quite easy to prepare.—Gilda Lester, Millsboro, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3/4 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) Mascarpone cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 wedge: 468 calories, 44g fat (18g saturated fat), 357mg cholesterol, 882mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, cream, 1/4 cup Romano cheese and 1 teaspoon salt.
  2. In a 10-in. skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and onion; cook and stir until tender. Add basil, garlic, pepper and remaining salt; cook and stir 1 minute longer. Transfer to a bowl; stir in mascarpone cheese and remaining Romano cheese.
  3. In same pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Pour in 2/3 cup egg mixture. Mixture should set immediately at edges. As eggs set, push cooked portions toward the center, letting uncooked eggs flow underneath.
  4. Let stand, covered, 5-7 minutes or until completely set. Remove to a serving platter; cover and keep warm. Repeat with remaining egg mixture making two additional frittatas, using remaining oil as needed.
  5. Place one frittata on a serving platter; layer with half of the mushroom mixture. Repeat layers. Top with remaining frittata. Cut into wedges. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Mascarpone-Mushroom Frittata Stack in Breakfast & Brunch Bookazine 2014, p65

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