Apple Gorgonzola Frittata Recipe

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Apple Gorgonzola Frittata Recipe
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Apple Gorgonzola Frittata Recipe

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"After a few chilly days hiking in the Adirondack Mountains, I got the idea for this recipe at a nearby diner, where they served an apple omelet. I added my own touches, and this is the result," writes Harry Renninger of Laplata, Maryland.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

Directions

In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, salt and pepper; set aside. In another bowl, toss apple with lemon juice; set aside.
In a 7-in. ovenproof skillet, saute the onion, celery and garlic in oil until tender. Remove and discard garlic. Reduce heat. Add egg mixture to skillet; sprinkle with apple and cheese. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until eggs are nearly set.
Uncover; 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: 2 servings.
Originally published as Apple Gorgonzola Frittata in Cooking for 2 Winter 2008, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 425 calories, 33g fat (15g saturated fat), 482mg cholesterol, 482mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 18g protein.

  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  1. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, salt and pepper; set aside. In another bowl, toss apple with lemon juice; set aside.
  2. In a 7-in. ovenproof skillet, saute the onion, celery and garlic in oil until tender. Remove and discard garlic. Reduce heat. Add egg mixture to skillet; sprinkle with apple and cheese. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until eggs are nearly set.
  3. Uncover; 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: 2 servings.
Originally published as Apple Gorgonzola Frittata in Cooking for 2 Winter 2008, p39

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Messaiiina User ID: 2341551 155403
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2009

""Discard garlic"???.....Sacrilege !!.....Blaspheme !!......heh heh"

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