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 (frĭ-tä′tə, frēt-tä′tə)
An open-faced omelet with ingredients, such as cheese or vegetables, mixed into the eggs rather than used as a filling.

[Italian, from fritto, past participle of friggere, to fry; see frit.]


(Cookery) an Italian dish made with eggs and chopped vegetables or meat, resembling a flat thick omelette
[C20: Italian, from fritto, past participle of friggere to fry]


(frɪˈtɑ tə)

n., pl. -tas.
an unfolded omelet in which the eggs are mixed with vegetables, cheese, or other ingredients, cooked slowly over low heat, and then browned on top.
[1930–35; < Italian: omelet]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frittata - Italian omelet with diced vegetables and meats; cooked until bottom is set then inverted into another pan to cook the top
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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This is our traditional food," Miguel Fonseca, manager of the trendy Ecork Hotel in Evora, told me as he pointed to one of the sausages, mixed into a frittata and displayed at the center of a festive smorgasbord of Portuguese tapas.
Bake at 180C for about 10 minutes for delicious mini brunch frittata.
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Pour your frittata mix into a large jug so it is easy to pour into the moulds.
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9 Cook the frittata for 2-3 minutes on a very low light without stirring, to set the base.
To make the frittata, cook the Jersey Royals in a pan of water for 12-15 minutes, until tender.
JERSEY ROYAL POTATO SPRING VEGETAGBLE FRITTATA (SERVES 4-6) INGREDIENTS For the frittata: 300g Jersey Royal new potatoes; 100g fresh peas, podded or frozen; 100g broad beans, podded and shelled or frozen; 6 large free range eggs; 3tbsp mint, roughly chopped; 1tbsp olive oil; 4 salad onions, thinly sliced; 4 baby courgettes, sliced in half lengthways; 1 garlic clove, crushed; 100g feta, crumbled; sea salt; coarsely ground black pepper For the pea shoot and mint salad: 40g fresh pea shoots; 40g fresh rocket leaves; 1 small bunch of torn mint leaves; 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil; squeeze lemon juice; sea salt; ground black pepper METHOD 1.
Regina Martinelli, Julianna's sister, ponied up her fine-tuned version of bacon and eggs--wild boar bacon and a cheesy, herb-rich frittata (see page 120)--designed for complete harmony with Chardonnay.