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Mushroom Frittata with Gruyere

  • Author: Lisa @ My Studio Kitchen
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Great make-ahead, pantry-friendly recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


  • 5 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 11/2 tablespoons olive oil or butter
  • 1 large shallot, diced finely
  • 8 thin asparagus, sliced on the diagonal into 2-inch pieces, steamed
  • 1/2 zucchini cut into quarters then diced into small pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup grated Gruyere or Parmesan or a combination
  • 34 leaves of basil chiffonade (thin ribbons)
  • Additional salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Slightly steam the asparagus for 3 minutes then drain.
  3. Crack eggs into a small bowl, add milk, a pinch of salt and black pepper and mix until blended, set aside.
  4. Heat a large skillet or cast iron pan on medium-high heat then add olive oil/butter. When hot, add shallots and 1/2 teaspoon salt and cook for 5 minutes until transluscent.
  5. Add zucchini and sauté for 4 minutes then add asparagus.
  6. Pour egg mixture into pan and reduce heat to a medium to low flame. Let eggs set on the bottom, approximately 4 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle cheese on top of eggs then place the skillet under the broiler, 7-8 inches from the flame and cook for 2-3 minutes. Keep a close eye on the frittata because it will brown quickly. Remove when the top is golden brown and bubbly.
  8. Sprinkle with basil chiffonade.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Category: Light dinner
  • Method: Stovetop & Broiler
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: frittata, omlette, eggs, mushrooms, Gruyere cheese

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