Frittata Alla Sardegnola

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Dec. 28, 2011

Ingredients

Water 1 1/4 Pint
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Courgettes 3/4 Pound , diced, impeded (Use Fresh)
Fresh white bread crumbs 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Milk 2 1/2 Tablespoon
Freshly grated parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon
Freshly grated lemon peel 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1 1/4 Teaspoon
Sugar 1 Pinch
Eggs 4
Butter 1 Ounce

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the grill to its highest temperature setting.

MAKING

2. In a small saucepan bring water and salt to a boil, put in the diced courgettes and blanch for 3 minutes and drain thoroughly in a large sieve or colander.

3. In a large mixing bowl soak the breadcrumbs in milk for 5 minutes.

4. To the breadcrumb mixture add the courgettes, cheese, lemon peel, salt and sugar.

5. In another bowl using a wire whisk beat the eggs until they are just blended and mix them gently into the breadcrumb mixture.

6. In a large heavy bottomed frying pan melt butter.

7. Wait till the foam subsides and then pour in the mixture and cook over moderate heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until the eggs are firm but still slightly moist.

8. Keep the pan under the grill for 30 seconds or until the top is browned lightly.

SERVING

9. Slice it into wedges and serve at once, with a crisp salad or some cherry tomatoes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 198Calories from Fat 128

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1122 mg46.75%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet