Frittata a la Cucumbertown-Cookoff

Frittata a la Cucumbertown-Cookoff

this is the frittata i made for the cookoff. between sauteing ingredients and managing the oven and desperately trying to get my connection up-n-running, i think i just managed to pull it off! :Pit turned out (surprisingly) good. do give it a try n let me know what you think. :)

Nirmala Prem


  1. 6 eggs brown free range
  2. 2 Tablespoons butter
  3. 4 cloves garlic
  4. 1 red onion , finely diced
  5. 1 potato , thinly diced
  6. 8 white mushrooms , sliced
  7. 2 beef sausage hillshire farm ' s smoked
  8. 1/2 Teaspoon oregano dried
  9. 1/4 Teaspoon basil dried
  10. 1/4 Cup mozzarella cheese grated
  11. salt
  12. pepper
  13. olive oil


25 mins
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    Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C.

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    Heat the butter and a little olive oil in a non-stick skillet. add the finely chopped garlic and onion, stir well.

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    When the onions are just beginning to turn a light golden, add the potatoes and mix well for about 5 minutes over a medium heat.

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    Chuck in the sausages (sliced) and mushrooms, and mix to combine. the sausages will shrink a bit and release some of their fats into the pan.

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    At this stage, season with a little salt (just a bit, coz the sausages have salt) and pepper. also add in the oregano and basil. mix well.

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    Reduce the heat to a simmer (lowest) and cook covered for about 10 minutes.

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    While the sausage n veggies are cooking, crack open the eggs into a mixing bowl and whisk them well with a bit of salt n pepper. set aside.

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    Transfer the cooked and slightly cooled vegetables (the potatoes should be tender) to an ovenproof / earthenware dish and spread them in an even layer.

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    Pour the eggs over the veggies, and top it off with the grated mozzarella (be generous with the cheese).

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    Bake in the oven for about 12 minutes, till the edges of the eggs are set, but the top is still pretty much liquid.

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    Switch the oven to broiler mode, and continue cooking for another 3 to 4 minutes (broiler mode ensures that the top cooks evenly, while the rest of the frittata doesnt burn; cherry note the point. i tried my level best to tell u, but my wonderful connection kept going bust!).

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    Anyhooo.... when the eggs are just set and not wobbly in the middle and the cheese is fully melted, ur frittata is done!

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    Remove it from the oven and let it rest for just a minute. slice into individual portions and serve.

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    Tuck in!!!!

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