Quick & Easy Creamy Frittata

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We are all still recovering from Christmas and New Year’s, but the Epiphany is right around the corner.  We usually celebrate with tamales, champurrado, and a gorgeous rosca de reyes to share with our friends and family.  This year we are taking a more low-key approach to this spiritual celebration.  With a simple, but tasty, breakfast featuring a frittata like  the one I made today.

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Still warm in my pajamas, with a cafecito in hand, I realized that it is Friday and I have not been to the market since before New Year’s Day.  With a growling tummy I wanted something quick, easy, and filling.  A frittata was the way to go.  I gathered some eggs, milk and pulled together any veggies I could find.  I quickly chopped and sautéed the veggies.  Then I whisked together the eggs and milk.  Whisking allows you to incorporate some air in to the eggs, allowing a fluffier frittata and the milk will make it creamier.  I finished my frittata by placing it under the broiler for a minute just to melt and slightly brown the cheese.  From start to finish, with my coffee, breakfast was served  in 20 minutes…and I was back in bed snuggling with Chubby & Porkchop.  I love Friday mornings.

Frittata
Serves 6

Ingredients:
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered
2 cups broccoli florets, blanched
1 1/2 cups spinach, trimmed
1/2 cup skim milk
6 large eggs
salt and pepper to taste
Optional: parmesan cheese, grated

Instructions:
1. Preheat your oven to 350° Fahrenheit.
2. Heat the oil in a large oven safe skillet. Begin by sautéing the onions until softened, about 5 minutes.
3. Add the tomatoes and broccoli, sauté 3 minutes.
4. Add spinach. Season to taste.
5. Whisk the eggs briskly and add the milk. Evenly pour over the vegetables. Allow the eggs to cook for 2 minutes, but do not stir to much.
6. Place the skillet in the oven and allow the eggs to set, about 5-10 minutes.
7. Optional: sprinkle the top with grated cheese and place under the broiler for 1-2 minutes until melted and slightly browned.

For another easy frittata recipe check out our frittata de nopales and this recipe for a Frittata California from Toma Leche.  There are also loads of recipes using milk on the Toma Leche website.  Start the New Year right by saving some of your hard earned cash and click on this $1 off coupon for your next milk purchase.

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