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Pasta Frittata

 Pasta Frittata
This well-seasoned frittata, starring ham, eggs, cheese and pasta, is always popular on a buffet. It bakes up a lovely golden brown and slices like a dream. Folks can bring their appetites when this dish is served and walk away satisfied! — Penny McBride Decatur, Illin
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 12 ounces sliced deli ham, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups cooked angel hair pasta

Directions

  • In an ovenproof skillet, saute onion in oil. Add ham and garlic;
  • saute 1 minute longer. Remove and set aside. In a large bowl, whisk
  • the eggs and egg whites. Add cheese, parsley and seasonings. Add the
  • ham mixture and pasta.
  • Coat the same skillet with cooking spray if necessary. Add pasta
  • mixture. Cover and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Uncover.
  • Bake at 400° for 13 minutes or until set. Let stand for 5
  • minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.

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Pasta Frittata (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 301 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 251 mg cholesterol, 1,107 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.