This frittata is quick, easy and, hey, great for a quick holiday semi-fancy dish.
Did somebody say protein? When the miles add up, so does my craving for protein. That’s not a horrible thing. After all, protein helps rebuild tissue broken down by hard training. *About 10-15% of your calories should come from protein and runners need a bit more than non-runners.
Sure enough, with craving comes creative cuisine (aka, hmmm, what do I do with these leftovers?) I had a bit of salmon hanging about from a summer BBQ, so I came up with this hearty dish the next day. It’s great with mixed greens, soup, crusty bread…in a box with a fox, in a house with a mouse, I could eat it here or there…. Sorry, does that happen to you or is it just me?
Salmon Frittata Ingredients
- 6-8 large eggs (depends on how tall you want your frittata)
- ¼ cup Gruyere cheese, broken into pieces (other soft cheese works fine or parmy in a pinch)
- ½ pound cooked salmon, broken into small pieces
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- ½ cup onion, chopped fine
- 2 tsp fresh minced parsley (or 1/2 tsp dried)
- 2 tsp fresh mined dill (or 1/2 tsp dried)
How to Make it
Heat oven to 350 degrees
Wisk eggs with salt and papper
Heat oil in a 10-inch, non-stick, ovenproof skillet, add onion and cook on medium until softened. Add eggs and parsley. Stir eggs gently, always keeping eggs covering the bottom of the pan for a few minutes until eggs are mostly set, but moist on top.
Sprinkle cheese, salmon pieces and dill over eggs. Pop in the oven and cook for about 3 minutes or till the top is just set. Do not overcook. or the eggs will be tough.
Potholders, potholders – handle is hot! Remove from oven and loosen the sides of the frittata with a spatula and serve warm.
3 out of 4 members of the family loved this recipe. One of my kiddos doesn’t like fish much, but managed ok just picking some of the salmon off. I took the extra slice for lunch the following day and it was perfect just slightly heated up.
I love all kinds of frittatas. What are your favorite toppings?