Zucchini Frittata Recipe


Zucchini Frittata

Zucchini Frittata

If you have a vegetable garden, you may find yourself with an overabundance of zucchini this time of year.  There are so many different ways you can prepare zucchini.  If you don’t like it one way, you can sure find a bunch more options!

We’ve posted some tasty zucchini recipes here on LRWC:

I’m adding another recipe to our list today – a Zucchini Frittata.  This simple recipe makes a nice dinner.  Leftovers are good the next day too!


Zucchini Frittata


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 1 1/2 lbs zucchini, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • salt & pepper to taste


1.  In frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon of oil, add sliced onions and saute until wilted.  Add zucchini and cook until tender – about 10 mins.  Add basil and remove from heat.  Pour into strainer and let drain.
2. In a bowl, beat eggs, add cheese and mix well.  Add drained zucchini mixture.
3.  Heat 1 tablespoon oil in frying pan.  Add egg mixture.  Distribute the mixture evenly in the pan.  Lower the heat and cook until set – 12 – 14 mins.
4.  Place a large dish on top of the frying pan and invert the frittata.  Carefully slide the upside down frittata back into the frying pan and let cook 2 mins longer.  Invert onto a dish and serve.  Cut the frittata into wedges, the same way you would cut a pie.

makes 6 servings




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Zucchini Frittata


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