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 There are all kinds of packages, from five days of vegetarian entrées that include coconut curry and cheesy polenta, to a frittata trio, to a set of baked pasta dishes, all of which feed two to eight people. Regan Stephens, SELF, 8 Jan. 2022 Go ahead and make this frittata or a sweet breakfast popover knowing your pan can handle the heat. Sheena Chihak, Better Homes & Gardens, 18 Nov. 2021 The dish was satisfying, more complex than a frittata, of a loftier height, and one light wedge of it after another disappeared. Susan Dominus Photographs By Joshua Kissi Styled By Ian Bradley Sasha Weiss Photographs By Collier Schorr Styled By Jay Massacret Megan O’grady Portrait By Mickalene Thomas And Racquel Chevremont Ligaya Mishan Photographs By Tina Barney, New York Times, 14 Oct. 2021 Specialty sandwiches like the kotlet or the aromatic kuku sabzi, similar to a frittata but made with fresh herbs, are also popular here. Leila Najafi, Condé Nast Traveler, 23 Oct. 2021 Here, chickpea flour mixes with water into a tender, egg-like batter to make a faux frittata. Los Angeles Times, 24 Oct. 2021 The brunch menu included harvest salad, smoked salmon frittata, and mini chocolate croissant cinnamon buns. Glenn Garner,, 24 Oct. 2021 Any leftovers make for a flavorful dip, frittata, or flatbread topping. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 23 Sep. 2021 Other food includes waffles and a breakfast frittata sandwich. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Sep. 2021

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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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13 Jan 2022

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“Frittata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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