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Caramelized Mushroom and Onion Frittata Recipe

Caramelized Mushroom and Onion Frittata Recipe

When I was young, my grandmother used to make me buttery sauteed mushrooms. Now I enjoy them in a hearty breakfast frittata. — Melissa D'Antonio, Poughkeepsie, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 45 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 8 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a 10-in. ovenproof skillet, saute mushrooms and onion in butter and oil until softened. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 30 minutes or until deep golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add shallot and garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • 2. Reduce heat; sprinkle with cheeses. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, salt and pepper; pour over top. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until eggs are nearly set.
  • 3. Uncover skillet. 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: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 wedge: 465 calories, 38g fat (16g saturated fat), 479mg cholesterol, 529mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 22g protein.

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debpenns User ID: 5553562 242927
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2016

"this recipe was amazing!ing! I gave it 5 stars! it was easy and tasted great! my family loved it!"

bmhunter User ID: 7241833 136871
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2013

"This was my first time making it Frittata and this recipe was so easy. You can make everything at your convenience and clean as you go. The mushroom and onion flavors went wonderfully with the egg. I don't think I will ever make another Omelet again!"

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