Potato and Chicken Frittata

A frittata is an omelette of Italian origin. It's a quick, easy supper or brunch dish and a traditional way to use up cooked vegetables, pasta or meat. Serve with sliced ripe Ontario greenhouse tomatoes and crusty bread.

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Servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1 Ontario Onion, chopped
  • 1 clove Ontario Garlic, minced
  • 2 cups (500 mL) cooked diced Ontario Potatoes (about 3 medium, 1 lb/500 g)
  • 6 Ontario Eggs
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) diced cooked Ontario Chicken
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded old Ontario Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 small Ontario Greenhouse Tomato, diced

Garnish: 

  • Fresh Ontario Parsley

Instructions

In large nonstick ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until lightly softened, about 3 minutes. Add potatoes; cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

In small bowl, beat eggs with salt and pepper; stir in chicken and three-quarters of the cheese. Add to skillet; reduce heat to medium and cook until bottom is brown and crusty, about 5 minutes, occasionally lifting edges so uncooked eggs can flow underneath. (If skillet handle is not ovenproof, wrap in foil.)

Sprinkle half of remaining cheese over frittata; top with tomatoes and remainder of cheese. Broil until eggs are set and cheese is melted, 1 to 2 minutes. Cut into wedges to serve. Garnish with parsley.

Tip: If you don't have cooked potatoes, scrub raw potatoes, pierce well and microwave at High until almost cooked, 6 to 8 minutes. Cool slightly, then dice (leave skin on for added fibre).

Nutritional information

1 Serving:

  • PROTEIN: 22.0 grams
  • FAT: 22.5 grams
  • CARBOHYDRATE: 22.5 grams
  • CALORIES: 381