Chicken & Spinach Frittata Recipe
This recipe is a great use for left over chicken breasts. It makes a great brunch dish.
- 1 1/2 pounds fresh spinach
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 chicken breasts, boneless, cut into small pieces
- 1/4 cup olive oil + 1 tsp
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 red onion, minced
- 1 red bell pepper, diced small
- 1 green bell pepper, diced small
- 12 large eggs
- 1 cup cream
- 8 oz Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
- Wash the spinach and place in a large pot. Add the water and cook until just wilted. Set aside to cool.
- In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil.
- Sauté the onion for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and bell pepper and continue cooking until the peppers are soft.
- While the onion and peppers are cooking, crack the eggs into a large bowl and beat.
- Coat the bottom and sides a large frittata pan with 1 tsp olive oil.
- Spread the onion and peppers on the bottom of the pan.
- Blend into the eggs the cream, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the egg mixture over the onion and peppers.
- Drain the spinach if necessary.
- Mix together the spinach, chicken, and Gorgonzola.
- Sprinkle the spinach-chicken mixture on top of the eggs.
- Place in a 375F degree oven and bake for 1 hour, or until the top is brown and the center is firm.
- Serve immediately.
Note: Serve with a green salad and a white wine. If you've not had a frittata before, think of it as a cross between an omelet and a quiche.
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