Tested till perfect Black Forest Ham and Gruyère Frittata
Black Forest Ham and Gruyere Frittata
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Black Forest Ham and Gruyère Frittata

On-hand ingredients make this simple skillet frittata a must-have recipe for busy weeknights. Substitute other deli meat and cheese to your taste.

By Soo Kim And The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: October 2009

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  • Portion size 4 to 6


  • 2 tbsp 2tbspsalted butter
  • 1 cup 1cupthinly sliced leeks, white and light green parts only
  • 1 1clove garliccloves of garlic, minced
  • 8 8eggeggs
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • Pinch Pinchpepper
  • 1 cup 1cupdiced Black Forest ham
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cupshredded Gruyère cheese
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped fresh parsley
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In 9- or 10-inch (23 or 25 cm) nonstick ovenproof skillet, melt butter over medium heat; cook leeks and garlic, stirring occasionally, until leeks are softened and golden, about 6 minutes.

In bowl, whisk together eggs, 1/4 cup (50 mL) water, salt and pepper; pour over leeks. Sprinkle with ham, cheese and parsley; cook over medium-low heat until bottom and side are firm but top is still runny, about 7 minutes.

Broil until frittata is golden and set, about 2 minutes.

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Nutritional Information Per each of 6 servings: about

cal 222 pro 17g total fat 16g sat. fat 7g
carb 3g fibre 0 chol 285mg sodium 513mg
potassium 210mg

% RDI:

calcium 17 iron 9 vit A 19 vit C 7
folate 20
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