Friday, September 21, 2012

Food Feature ~ French Recipe ~

Cheese Frittata
1 lb mushrooms
3T olive oil
3T shallots
1/4t salt
6 eggs
1c grated of your personal favorite French hard cheese
salt and pepper
2T olive oil

Clean mushrooms and cut into smaller pieces. Saute olive oil and shallots in a small pan over medium heat and season with salt. Add mushrooms and cook for four or five minutes (or until the mushrooms are fully cooked but not soft). Remove from heat and set aside.

Preheat oven to 325°F. In a bowl, beat eggs well and mix in mushrooms, 3/4 cup of cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. Heat olive oil in a small skillet or omelet pan over medium-low heat and pour in egg mixture. As soon as the bottom is solidified and lightly browned, sprinkle 1/4 cup of the cheese over the top and place pan into preheated oven. Bake for fifteen to twenty minutes (or until the top of the frittata has set), remove and cool five minutes before inverting and serving. Serves 2

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