Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner: Frittata Is Always the Answer

Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner: Frittata Is Always the Answer

Megan Gordon
Aug 26, 2013

I've been trying to squeeze in a few last summer hurrahs, and one quick trip I'm thinking of involves a small cabin and a tiny little kitchen and absolutely no internet. I reserved it specifically because of the tiny little kitchen and have started thinking about what may make for good meals while I'm there. Oatmeal is a clear choice for breakfast, but thinking through lunch and dinner with very simple ingredients that can travel well became a challenge. Until I remembered frittata.

There are very few foods I could get behind eating any time of day. But frittata happens to be one of them — it's easy to throw together if you've got eggs, a bit of cheese and a few vegetables or leftover meat on hand; it's good warm, room temperature or cold; and it's even better the next day. Triple win. 

Frittata also takes very little thought and is relatively tough to truly mess up. Essentially a baked omelette, I love cooking mine in a large cast-iron skillet and having slices throughout the week for breakfast, on toast, or as the filling for a sandwich. It makes the crunch to fit in as many late summer hurrahs much more bearable. And delicious.  

5 Favorite Frittata Recipes:

  1. Broccoli Frittata - Food and Wine 
  2. Kale and Goat Cheese Frittata Cups - The Kitchn
  3. Tomato Frittata - Bon Appetit 
  4. Spinach Frittata - Simply Recipes 
  5. Bacon and Potato Frittata - Epicurious 

(Image: Emma Christensen)

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