Ham, Pepper, and Potato Frittata

Frittata

Now just imagine what happens when you say this word Frittata to a roomful of high school students.  They think it is hilarious.  I love it!  This was a staple at my house even before I knew what a Frittata was.  If you have eggs you can do this.   This is your go to meal when you have about thirty minutes to get a meal on the table and you don’t want another sandwich or a bowl of cereal.  If you have leftover pan roasted potatoes or hash browns it will be even faster to put together.

Here’s what I did for my high school students.  I used a bag of Simply Potatoes  shredded hash browns, leftover deli ham, a few green onions, shredded cheese, and six beaten eggs.  They all thought that I was a magician. Ha!

Ham, Pepper, and Potato Frittata

Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 package Simply Potatoes hash browns
  • 4 green onions slices
  • 1/4 pepper red or green
  • 6 eggs beaten
  • handful of shredded cheese

Directions:

  1. Heat skillet on medium high heat. 
  2. Add couple tablespoons vegetable oil.  Add onions and peppers.  Cook for a couple of minutes or until soft.
  3. Add potatoes.  Flatten with the back of a bent edge spatula.  Cook for about 7 minutes.
  4. Add a couple of tablespoons of oil to the top of the potatoes.
  5. Flip and cook another 7 minutes.
  6. Add ham.
  7. Pour eggs on top.  Cook for a couple of minutes.
  8. Sprinkle cheese on top.
  9. Place in the broiler for a few minutes until the cheese melts and starts to brown.
  10. Cut into wedges and serve.

 

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