Nan's Potato and Egg Frittata Recipe -
Nan's Potato and Egg Frittata Recipe
  • READY IN 27 mins

Nan's Potato and Egg Frittata

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"A potato and 6 eggs are fried in olive oil to make this simple frittata. Cut it into rectangles or wedges and serve between 2 slices of Italian bread either by itself or with tomato slices. Delicious!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    27 mins


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet or frying pan over medium-high heat. Spread potato slices across bottom of the pan and cook, turning once, until golden on both sides. Remove slices from pan and drain.
  2. When all potato slices have been cooked, return them to the pan. Turn heat to high. Pour on the beaten eggs and season with salt and pepper. Tilt the pan so that the eggs flow to the bottom of the pan. Turn heat to medium low. Cover pan with a plate and flip pan so that frittata is turned out onto plate. Slide the frittata back into the pan with the uncooked side down. Cover and let cook another 2 minutes.
  3. When frittata is finished cooking, remove it from the pan and drain briefly on paper towels before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 18, 2007

This was a great recipe! The only reason why I'm giving it 4 stars is because it was a little too plain for my tastes. I followed the recipe almost exactly. The only changes I made were: I didn't peel the potatoes but left the skins on and I cooked them for 3 min in the microwave before browning them. I cut out the olive oil completely and just sprayed my frying pan with Pam. And I added some diced onion. Maybe next time I'll try adding some ham or mushrooms and maybe a little onion powder/garlic powder to give it more flavor.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 16, 2003

It was a lot better with 1/2 c. of grated sharp cheddar cheese melted on top.

Apr 24, 2004

This is a good basic recipe. I do think that you need to add something to suit your family's taste. I added some parmesean cheese and basil with ham as well. Thanks for the beginning of a good dish.

Jan 26, 2007

This is a great start... Add onions, vegies, meats, cheese, olives, salsa, spanish sauce to complete for a great meal. Yummy!

Oct 15, 2005

WE love this. it doesnt sound like anything special but it is. for some reason it really hits the spot. i serve it on french bread with a tomato slice and fruit as a side. not only is it quick and delicious, but it is CHEAP also. A+++

Oct 12, 2007

I love this! The potatoes turn out tender inside and crispy golden outside, the eggs are just right. I was lucky to have a 9" plate to use. But overall, Yowza! Yummers!

Oct 30, 2009

Warning: I changed a lot of things. I followed the advice of previous reviewers for a few things. I microwaved the potatoes first and added sauteed onions, and a bit of cheese on top. I also added about a cup of broccoli to make it a complete meal (I feel a meal must have some veggie and potatoes are not veggies for me) and a couple more eggs. I gave it four stars, because flipping via a plate seemed like a bad idea for me. I put in under the broiler for a few minutes to finish it. The cooked potatoes would have had a nice flavor on their own, but adding onions just makes it that much more. The end result was gorgeous and delicious.

Aug 02, 2008

I added garlic and a tbls.salsa with left over potates from night before..Yummy!!!


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  • Calories
  • 238 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 279 mg
  • 93%
  • Fat
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 10.9 g
  • 22%
  • Sodium
  • 109 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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