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Italian Cheesy Frittata

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Ingredients
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped 1/2 cup
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon (1/2 Stick)
  Tomato 1 Large, peeled and chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano leaf 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Eggs 8
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Provolone cheese slices 2 Ounce, shredded (From A 6-Ounce Package, 2 Slices)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a small skillet, saute the green pepper and onion in 2 tablespoons of the butter or margarine for about 5 minutes, until soft.
2) Stir in the tomato, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and oregano, cook gently for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost dry, then keep aside
3) In a medium bowl, slightly beat the eggs with rest of the 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.
4) In a 10-inch skillet, heat for 5 seconds, then swirl rest of the 2 tablespoons butter or margarine with a fork over bottom and sides of pan.
5) Pour in the egg mixture, stir and shake pan until the omelet is firm and set .
6) Spread over the tomato mixture evenly on top, sprinkle with the cheese, cover the skillet for about 2 minutes, or until the cheese begins to melt.

SERVING
7) Slice into wedges and serve immediately on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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