Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Tuscan Frittata*

Tuscan Frittata-Pretty easy and super yummy!!!

10 Eggs

½ Cup grated romano cheese

Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

2 Tbsp and 1 tsp olive oil

8 oz mild Italian Sausage, casings removed

1 small yellow onion, cut into ¼” slices

1 cup tomato sauce

6 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced thin

6-8 fresh basil leaves

Preheat broiler. In large bowl whisk together eggs, romano cheese, salt and pepper. In deep half of frittata pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 Tbsp oil. Cook sausage 6-8 minutes. Transfer to separate bowl. Wipe out pan. In same pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 Tbsp oil. Cook onion 3-4 mins. Reduce heat to medium, cook 10 minutes more. Add sausage to pan, pour in egg mixture. Cook, using spatula to lift cooked edges and allow uncooked eggs to flow underneath, 2-3 mins, then cook 4-6 mins more.

In shallow pan over low heat, warm 1 tsp oil. Place shallow pan upside down on top of deep pan; flip frittata into shallow pan. Cook, covered, 2-3 mins. Uncover pan. Pour tomato sauce onto center of frittata; gently spread to edges. Arrange mozzarella on top. Broil frittata 3-5 mins. Slide frittata onto serving plate, sprinkle with basil. Serves 8-10