frittata

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

Definition of frittata

: an unfolded omelet often containing chopped vegetables or meats

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Use them as a topping on toast or pasta, or incorporate them into a frittata. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "How to pick, prep and cook leafy greens — a nutritional (and delicious) powerhouse," 13 Sep. 2019 Yes, roughing it Telluride-style comes with with mini frittatas and cornbread. Rebecca Keegan, The Hollywood Reporter, "Telluride Diary: High Hopes (and One Eyebrow-Raising Guest) Kick Off Awards Season," 31 Aug. 2019 The frittata was well-received, and the chilaquiles — my wife's favorite breakfast dish — were reportedly the best she'd ever had. Timothy Schnupp, chicagotribune.com, "Zihuatanejo hotel proves ideal place to do a whole lot of nothing," 20 Aug. 2019 Make a frittata with tons of herbs, gently sautéed green onions and crumbles of feta. Martha Holmberg, The Denver Post, "How to push fresh herbs beyond the garnish: Use with abundance and abandon," 15 July 2019 The Right Materials Start your frittata in an oiled non-stick skillet. Alex Delany, Bon Appetit, "How to Make a Frittata on Your Stovetop," 19 Jan. 2018 Paired with corn and zucchini, the chiles turn a frittata into a meal that’s as satisfying at dinner as at brunch. Los Angeles Times, "Hatch chiles are here! They’re tastiest in our top 5 Hatch chile recipes," 23 Aug. 2019 Make a frittata with tons of herbs, gently sautéed green onions and crumbles of feta. Martha Holmberg, The Denver Post, "How to push fresh herbs beyond the garnish: Use with abundance and abandon," 15 July 2019 Make a frittata with tons of herbs, gently sautéed green onions and crumbles of feta. Martha Holmberg, The Denver Post, "How to push fresh herbs beyond the garnish: Use with abundance and abandon," 15 July 2019

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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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