It’s summer time. Perfect for using fresh seasonal veggies that require minimal cooking! This is an Ina Garten recipe (which means it comes out perfect every time) that is lightly adapted. It’s so pretty when you pull it out of the oven and the great news is you can serve it hot, warm or cold which means you decide on when to bake it and how you’ll serve it. And that’s a beautiful thing. – Susie Davis
Ina Garten’s Roasted Vegetable Frittata
1 small zucchini, 1″ diced
1 red bell pepper, seeded & 1 1/2″ diced
1 yellow bell pepper, seeded & 1 1/2″ diced
1 sweet (yellow) onion, 1 1/2-inch diced
1/3 c olive oil
Kosher salt & freshly ground pepper
1 Tablespoon minced garlic (2 – 3 cloves)
12 extra-large eggs
1 c half & half
1/4 c freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 T butter
1/3 c chopped scallions, white and green parts (3 scallions)
1/2 c grated Gruyere cheese
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Place the zucchini, peppers, and onion on a sheet pan. Drizzle with the olive oil, sprinkle with 1 1/2 t salt and 1/2 t pepper, and toss well. Bake for 15 minutes. Add the garlic, toss again, and bake for another 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and turn the oven to 350 degrees.
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, half & half, Parmesan, 1 t salt and 1/2 t pepper.
In a 10-inch ovenproof sauté pan, melt the butter and sauté the scallions over medium-low heat for 1 minute. Add the roasted vegetables to the pan and toss with the scallions. Pour the egg mixture over the vegetables and cook for 2 minutes over medium-low heat without stirring. Transfer the pan to the oven and bake the frittata for 20 to 30 minutes, until puffed and set in the middle. Sprinkle with the Gruyere and bake for another 3 minutes, until the cheese is just melted.
Add a green salad to go with that gorgeous slice of frittata or cut in squares and serve it pick-up style with fruit on a paper plate. Perfect for summer gatherings.
Susie Davis is the co-founder of Austin Christian Fellowship and author of Unafraid and several other books. She writes regularly about loving God, living fearlessly, and gathering loved ones around the table.