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Pasta, Cheese and Mushroom Frittata

No recipe image available.This frittata is a tasty way to use up leftover pasta. Good for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 large eggs
1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
8 ounces vermicelli pasta, cooked according to package directions; drained
1 tablespoon butter
2 cups (8-ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
6 mushrooms, sliced

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, Parmesan, onion, dill, salt and pepper. Stir in pasta until evenly combined.
  3. Melt butter in a large, nonstick oven-safe skillet over medium heat. Add half of the egg and pasta mixture to skillet and top with mozzarella cheese and mushrooms. Cover with remaining egg mixture. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until bottom is golden brown. Place in oven 4 to 5-inches from heat and broil until top is just firm and golden brown; do not over cook. Let the frittata sit for 3 minutes before inverting onto a serving platter.
  4. Serve garnished with tomatoes, sour cream, dill and/or grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.