On Line Cookbook

Southern Frittata

Recipe Information
Potato Onion dish

D. Sullivan


  • 1 lb (.5 kg). potatoes, peeled, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 1 lb (.5 kg). vertically sliced red onions
  • 8 oz (224 grm). diced ham
  • cooking spray
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml). salt, divided
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml). paprika
  • 1/8 tsp (1 ml). black pepper
  • 4 egg whites
  • 3 eggs (or egg substitute)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 oz (84 grm). shredded nonfat cheddar cheese
  • Place potatoes in a saucepan, cover with water and simmer for 10 minutes or until done.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat.
  • Add onions and cook for 20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a small skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat.
  • Add ham and cook till hot .
  • Combine potatoes, onions and ham in a mixing bowl with 1/4 tsp (1 ml). of salt.
  • Preheat broiler.
  • Combine 1/4 tsp (1 ml). salt, paprika, black pepper, egg whites, eggs or eggbeaters and garlic mixing well with a whisk.
  • Add potatoes, onions and ham to a baking dish.
  • Pour over egg mixture and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes or until eggs mixture is slightly set.
  • Move baking dish to broiler for 3 minutes or until egg mixture is set and cheese is melted.
  • Gently slide your creation onto a platter and cut into 8 pieces.
  • Yield; 4 servings.
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