Ron's Artichoke and Two Cheese Frittata

"This is a simple and delicious breakfast or brunch dish, and looks delightful on the buffet table. Also good with diced cooked bacon and sliced mushrooms added. Note: due to the salt in the cheeses, no additional salt should be necessary in the cooking process. My picky DH and I created this for RSC #11."
 
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Ready In:
50mins
Ingredients:
7
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a 1 quart shallow casserole pan or quiche pan with 1 tablespoon of the butter (or use the cooking spray).
  • Drain and quarter artichokes and place in the prepared pan.
  • Cover artichokes with the grated cheeses.
  • In small pan, sauté shallots with a tablespoon of the butter until the shallots become tender, about 5 minutes over medium heat.
  • In medium bowl, beat milk and eggs together with a fork. Add in the sautéed shallots and stir to combine.
  • Pour milk, egg, and shallot mixture over the artichokes and cheeses.
  • Bake in 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes, or until set.

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Reviews

  1. Heavens Kitchen
    This is a very nice combination of ingredients. I cooked mine as a scramble instead of as a frittata. I also halved the amounts of cheese called for, as a personal preference, and topped it with some freshly diced tomato for a very tasty lunch.
     
  2. Ms. Mother Earth
    Fantastic!! Took about 35 minutes to set. Used smoked gouda that added a very nice touch as well as Trader Joe's Creamy Toscano Cheese~a blend of parm & farmstead cheddar. Didn't have milk so I used half and half, don't think it hurt the recipe. LOL Definitely a keeper mersaydees!
     
  3. Lavender1638Fawn
    I thought a Frittata always had potato so I added some chopped tinned new potatoes as I thought 6 eggs with the quantity of artichokes was a lot. I used just 4 eggs to feed 2 people. I can't see 1 small wedge of this as a meal even with potatoes added, presumably the 'Serves 6' means at a buffet or something. Like another poster I scrambled the eggs, no point in baking, served with poached mushrooms/tomatoes with herbs & 2 toasts (each!).
     
  4. Docs Mom
    I added sautéed mushrooms on top of the artichokes… other than that I followed the recipe. The recipe ingredient indicated 1 tablespoon of olive oil, but the directions never indicated where to use it… so I omitted it. I served this as an appetizer, room temperature, cut into small squares. Very yummy!
     
  5. ILuvRecipes
    5 stars! I've never baked a fritatta in the oven before so this was something new. I scaled the recipe down to serve just 1 and baked it in a ramekin in the toaster oven. It baked up nice and round, and the artichokes were evenly distributed throughout. Very enjoyable! Made and reviewed for RSC#11.
     
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Tweaks

  1. Brooke the Cook in
    We loved it! This frittata is easy and elegant. I lightened it up a bit too by using cooking spray in place of the butter as suggested and using some egg substitute. The ingredients list has olive oil, but I didn't see it in the directions... I did add just a smidge of cayenne pepper. I used a 9 inch pie plate and baked mine an additional 3 minutes and then broiled for 2 minutes on high to brown the top. We'll be making again!
     

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