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Frittata With Chard And Roasted Red Peppers

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Ingredients
  Swiss chard 1 Bunch (100 gm), stalks removed, washed and dried
  Leek 1 Large, chopped to make 1 cup
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Minced fresh thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Minced marjoram 1 Teaspoon (Fresh Ones)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (Plus Salt To Taste)
  Red bell peppers 2 Large, roasted and coarsely chopped
  Eggs 6
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated fontina cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2) Grease 9-inch square baking dish with butter.
3) Stack chard leaves and cut crosswise into ribbons.

MAKING
4) In a large pan heat butter and oil over medium heat and fry leeks for 5 minutes.
5) Stir in chard, thyme, marjoram and 1 teaspoon salt. Fry for approximately 7 minutes.
6) Take off from heat and add the peppers. Let stand to cool.
7) In a large bowl beat eggs with the milk and blend well.
8) Stir in bread crumbs, cheeses and chard mixture.
9) Sprinkle salt and pepper.
10) Pour into prepared baking dish.
11) Baker for 40 minutes till firm at the center.
12) Take out from oven and let cool.
13) Put into a portable serving dish and cover in plastic wrap. Pack in a cooler.

SERVING
14) Cut into squares before serving.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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