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easy zucchini frittata recipe

Easy Zucchini Frittata Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings


  • 1 small zucchini , cut in half length wise and thinly sliced
  • 1 shallot (or leek, or onion)
  • 1 T . olive oil
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon half and half or heavy cream
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1-2 T . fresh herbs (we used parsley and rosemary)
  • fontina cheese , maybe 1/4 cup small cubes


  • Heat nonstick pan. 
  • Add olive oil. 
  • Saute shallots for 1-2 minutes. 
  • Add zucchini and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  • While cooking, whisk eggs.
  • Add cream, salt, pepper, parley, and rosemary to eggs and whisk. 
  • Turn down heat, turn on broiler. 
  • Add eggs to pan with zucchini mixture and sprinkle the top with cheese. 
  • Cook until set, about 4-5 minutes (make sure egg isn’t boiling). 
  • Stick under broiler for about 4 minutes (check and rotate pan if necessary depending on the strength of your broiler). 
  • Let cool in pan for 2-3 minutes. 
  • Run rubber spatula around the eggs and slide onto plate. 
  • Let cool slightly so that cheese doesn’t all melt out, cut and serve.