As delicious as it is easy to make, this Cheesy Zucchini Frittata is so moist, so fluffy, so crazy tasty, it's guaranteed to win you over, even if you're not a fan of omelets!
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Cheesy Zucchini Frittata

As delicious as it is easy to make, this Cheesy Zucchini Frittata is so moist, so fluffy, so crazy tasty, it's guaranteed to win you over, even if you're not a fan of omelets!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Eggs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 292kcal
Author Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

Ingredients

  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup whole milk or non-dairy milk of your choice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp chili pepper flakes optional but strongly recommended
  • 2 medium zucchinis grated and squeezed dry*
  • 1 cup grated sharp cheddar

!Optional Garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 375°F; once hot, place a well seasoned and oiled 10" cast iron skillet on the center rack to preheat while you prep your ingredients.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, milk, salt, pepper and chili pepper flakes (if using) and beat until slightly frothy. Add the grated zucchini and cheese and stir delicately until well combined.
  • Carefully take your cast iron skillet out of the oven and pour the frittata mixture in it.
  • Return the pan to the oven and bake for 20 minutes (25 minutes if you're not going to garnish the top), then take the frittata out of the oven and arrange thin slices on top of the frittata and sprinkle with the grated cheese.
  • Return the pan to the oven and bake for a further 8 to 10 minutes, until the cheese is melted and starts to brown. Set the oven to broil and leave the frittata under it for 2-3 minutes if further browning of the cheese is desired.
  • Remove the frittata from the oven and let it rest for about 5 minutes, then garnish with a little bit of freshly chopped parsley and ground black pepper, if desired, and serve.

Notes

*Place the grated zucchini in a clean dish towel or better yet, a nut bag, and squeeze to remove as much excess water as you can.

Nutrition

Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 363mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 557mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1195IU | Vitamin C: 26.3mg | Calcium: 324mg | Iron: 2.3mg