Our 12 Best Frittata Recipes Are Easier Than Omelets
If the thought of flipping an omelet freaks you out, consider the frittata instead. This open-face egg creation skips the drama and delivers the satisfying flavors of a well-stuffed omelet. Because the frittata is typically finished in the oven, it's also a super easy way to start the day. Serve your masterpiece with a salad on the side, or a mess of crispy potatoes, or, better yet, both. Check out a dozen top-rated frittata recipes — you're sure to find a new favorite.
Bacon Cheese Frittata
Less is more with this classic frittata. Rich bacon, tangy cheddar, and fresh green onions all add their distinct flavors to the dish.
Keto Breakfast Frittata
Brunch has never looked to good, or so low-carb. This keto-friendly recipe will keep your macros on point while delivering on bold flavor.
Bacon and Potato Frittata with Greens
"I love this recipe," says Dasha Fox-Morrison. "It was a hit in my house, easy to make, and works as a base recipe for other versions."
Fresh Mozzarella Frittata
If caprese is your go-to appetizer, then this should be your go-to breakfast. The eggs bake up beautifully with rich pockets of mozzarella cheese and bold sun-dried tomatoes, all finished with a sprinkling of fresh basil.
Huevos Rancheros Frittata
"I love this frittata for brunch, or lunch, or even a light weeknight dinner," says AnnieM.
Egg white frittatas aren't always big on flavor, but this Mediterranean version packs a punch thanks to sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and feta.
Potato and Pepper Frittata
Bacon or panchetta and a mix of hot and sweet peppers liven up this easy frittata. Potatoes provide the base and feta cheese gives it a tangy finish. Some home cooks switched up the cheese and meats, and that's just fine.
Three Cheese Salami Frittata
"This frittata was my grandfather's signature dish and was only made during the holidays," says recipe creator Edward Moran. His recipe features hearty salami slices, Parmesan, Romano, and mozzarella.
Spring Vegetable Frittata for Mother
The perfect light breakfast for Mother's Day, the veggies in this frittata can be mixed and matched to what you've got available.
Air Fryer Frittata
"This frittata is ready in less than 20 minutes. Take a little bit of leftover breakfast sausage, a few chopped veggies, some shredded cheese, and some eggs, and create a hot breakfast," says recipe creator Bibi.
Muffin Pan Frittatas
"My family loves these!" says home cook Angela Altomare. "I've played around with veggies, amounts of cheese, etc. One thing I've found out is that the amount of cheese acts like a binder: If you cut back on the cheese they will sink. If you want to cut back on the cheese, increase 'bulky' veggies, such as adding bits of cauliflower, broccoli, as well as the amount of veggies called for in the recipe."
Asparagus, Potato, and Onion Frittata
"An excellent recipe," says Maureen. "Based on preference I changed a few things. I cut the stalk of asparagus into 1 inch pieces and the tips in 2 inch pieces. I cooked them separately in boiling water stalks -3 minutes then add tips 2 more minutes."