Puffy Broccoli and Red Pepper Frittata

Breakfast

Perfect for breakfast or brunch, this egg dish is a cross between a soufflé and an omelette, and is sure to please a crowd.

  • Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Makes 6 servings

Rating: 3.5 Stars

Ingredients

3 cups750 mLBroccoli Florets, chopped
1 1 Sweet Red Pepper, diced
1 tbsp15 mLGAY LEA - Salted Butter, melted
8 8 Eggs, separated
1/2 tsp2 mLSalt
1 cup250 mL35% Cream
2 tbsp30 mLFresh Basil, chopped
1/4 tsp1 mLBlack Pepper
1 cup250 mLIvanhoe Provolone, Old Cheddar or Gouda Cheese, shredded
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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Combine broccoli, red pepper and butter in a 13" x 9" (3 L) glass baking dish; toss to coat and spread in an even layer. Bake for 10 minutes or until broccoli is slightly tender.
  3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, using electric mixer, beat egg whites with salt until stiff peaks form; set aside. In separate bowl, beat egg yolks, cream, basil and pepper until blended. Fold in cheese and one-quarter of egg whites. Gently fold in remaining egg whites. Pour evenly over vegetables.
  4. Bake for about 20 minutes or until puffed, golden and the centre is set.
  • If desired, add 2 cup (125 mL) crumbled cooked bacon, chopped smoked ham or prosciutto, or 4 cup (50 mL) chopped smoked salmon with cheese.
Credit: Dairy Farmers of Canada (www.dairygoodness.ca)
This recipe is one of 150 featured exclusively in our cookbook, Our Table.
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  • sandra bracken

    This is a definite try. It looks delicious.

    from Minesing, ON, Canada

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Ingredients

3 cups750 mLBroccoli Florets, chopped
1 1 Sweet Red Pepper, diced
1 tbsp15 mLGAY LEA - Salted Butter, melted
8 8 Eggs, separated
1/2 tsp2 mLSalt
1 cup250 mL35% Cream
2 tbsp30 mLFresh Basil, chopped
1/4 tsp1 mLBlack Pepper
1 cup250 mLIvanhoe Provolone, Old Cheddar or Gouda Cheese, shredded
Add to Shopping List

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