Easy Like Sunday Frittata

Sunday mornings deserve a special breakfast.

Something warm, homey and fulfilling to set you about the remainder of your weekend. And for me, nothing says Sunday breakfast like a frittata. I’m not sure this is an actual, ‘by the book’ frittata as it was created about a half decade ago as a way to salvage my veggie scrambled eggs. That said, I’ve come to refine my recipe and preparation, and it leaves me with a smile on my face for the rest of the day. The best part of a frittata is that it’s good leftover – and any temperature – room temp, or even out of the fridge. Choose the veggies you like – I chose sun-dried tomatoes as my base vegetable on this one – set aside the half hour you need and dig in.

Your Sunday deserves it.



  • 6 eggs, beaten with 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 oz., cotija cheese – crumbled
  • 1 oz., parmesan, grated
  • 1 oz., hard dutch cheese
  • salt, to taste
  • brown sugar, to taste
  • cracked pepper, to taste
  • cayenne pepper, to taste
  • EVOO
  • 1/2 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, diced
  • 1/2 large shallot, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, rough chopped
  • 1 tbsp, chives – finely diced
  • truffle oil (optional)
  • cholula/valentina/tapatio or other mexican hot sauce (optional)
  • crema (optional)


  • preheat oven to 425°F
  • preheat high-sided skillet over medium heat, add EVOO
  • in medium size bowl, blend eggs, milk, salt, pepper, brown sugar, cayenne
  • in skillet, sauté shallot, peppers and garlic until translucent and just starting to caramelize – add brown sugar and salt to enhance flavor and expedite caramelization
  • pour egg mixture into pan and stir with wooden spoon
  • heat for 2 or 3 minutes, add sun-dried tomatoes, cotija & other cheeses
  • heat for 2 more minutes, or until the egg mixture has set on the bottom and begins to set on the top
  • add more parmesan and the chives
  • place skillet into oven and broil for 8 to 9 minutes, until lightly browned
  • remove skillet from oven, drizzle with truffle oil and allow to set 5 or 6 minutes
  • add crema & hot sauce and sing that Lionel Richie song, “Easy Like Sunday Morning” while you’re munching down on your awesome frittata

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