frit·​ta·​ta | \ frē-ˈtä-tə How to pronounce frittata (audio) \

Definition of frittata

: an unfolded omelet often containing chopped vegetables or meats

Examples of frittata in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then slice the frittata and serve it in a dinner roll. Southwest-Style Turkey Hash With Creamy Avocado-Cilantro Sauce. Washington Post, "Turn Thanksgiving leftovers into waffles, sandwiches and casseroles," 26 Nov. 2020 Jackie Castro has learned how to make a Dutch baby pancake, Ahi sandwich, frittata, ricotta fritters and pan-seared salmon. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Cooking lessons, care packages, virtual happy hours. How companies are helping employees cope," 15 Nov. 2020 The daily frittata is an omelet with an attitude, a fluffy concoction packed with ever changing ingredients — on one recent day, broccoli, cauliflower, garlic, shallots and red peppers — wrapped in eggs from a nearby farm. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, "Hungry? Here are Arizona's best hidden gem restaurants outside of Phoenix," 21 Oct. 2020 A recent week of breakfasts included three-cheese quiche, scrambled eggs Benedict and a feta frittata. Lesley Kennedy, CNN Underscored, "9 delicious keto meal and snack delivery services," 17 Aug. 2020 From ’Cooking With The Galleria’ in Fort Lauderdale, Seasons 52 chef Elvis Bravo will demonstrate on Facebook Live how to prepare no-bake garden frittata, Gruyere French omelette, deviled eggs with caviar and ciabatta crostini with quail egg. Mary Lou Cruz,, "Virtual community, entertainment events," 10 Aug. 2020 Thin pans will burn the eggs using frittata’s combination of heat levels. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, "How to make easy, versatile frittatas," 28 July 2020 Add on a dozen fresh eggs from Croft Family Farm, and make mom a spring frittata, with a recipe from the chef. Linnea Covington, The Know, "18 places that will help you celebrate mom on Mother’s Day," 5 May 2020 They can be scrambled, poached, left to set to the point of resembling a frittata—anything works, really. Marianna Cerini, Bon Appétit, "Eggs "Alla Pizzaiola" Are Pizza-Style Eggs and Yes, They’re As Good As They Sound," 31 July 2020

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First Known Use of frittata

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for frittata

Italian, from fritto fried — more at frit entry 1

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The first known use of frittata was in 1877

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2 Dec 2020

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“Frittata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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