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Frittata – Zucchini Blossom with Potatoes and Mushroom

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Frittata – Zucchini Blossom with Potatoes and Mushrooms
Fritatta – Fiori di Zucchine Con Patate e Funghi
by James Belardo

Served as breakfast, lunch or dinner, this beautiful fritatta will surely make your day.

Ingredients
4-6 eggs
8-10 Zucchini blossoms
1/2 cup sliced cremini mushrooms
2 small potatoes, sliced thinly
6 cherry tomatoes, quartered
1/2 vidalia onion, sliced thin
Pecorino Romano Cheese, grated
Fresh oregano
Fresh flat-leaf parsley
Salt and Pepper to taste
1-2 tbsp milk
olive oil
1 tbsp buter, unsalted
Peperoncino Fiocchi (hot pepper flakes) – optional

Directions
1. Parboil potatoes, drain and set aside.
#ZucchiniBlossom #Mushroom #Potato Frittata  #Homemade #CucinaDelloZio - parboil the potatoes

2. Pre-mix the eggs, milk, herbs, salt and pepper, set aside (don’t mix too vigorously, be gentle).
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3. Remove the pistils, receptacles and sepals from the Zucchini blossoms, rinse using cold water, pat dry with paper towels, set aside.
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3. Fry the onions in 2 tbsp olive oil.
#ZucchiniBlossom #Mushroom #Potato Frittata  #Homemade #CucinaDelloZio - fry the onions in 2tbsp olive oil

4. when the onions begin to turn a bit translucent, add the mushrooms and let cook for a few minutes until tender.
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5. Add 1 tbsp of butter and the potatoes and cook for a few minutes
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6. Add the premixed eggs with herbs
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7. chop the blossoms and place on top of cooking frittata
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8. Place the cherry tomatoes on top
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9. Sprinkle the Pecorino Romano on top
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10. Place in oven (on broil) until top is cooked and slightly golden
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Enjoy

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Written by Zio James

August 15, 2016 at 3:06 PM

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