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Frittata Ripiena | Italian Stuffed Frittata Recipe

Watch the Pasta Grammar video where we make this recipe here:

For this recipe, you will need:

- 4 large eggs

- 2 tbsp (30ml) whole milk

- Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese to taste

- Salt

- Fresh black pepper

- 5 slices (about 65g) prosciutto cotto or ham

- 3 1/2 oz. (100g) chopped mozzarella cheese

In a mixing bowl, combine the eggs with the milk, a generous grating of Parmigiano, and a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Whisk thoroughly.

Bring a nonstick pan up to medium heat on the stovetop.

Note: a high quality nonstick pan shouldn't require any oiling for cooking a frittata, but feel free to grease the pan with a little olive oil if you're concerned about sticking.

Ladle half the egg mixture into the pan and cover. Cook for 2 minutes, then slide the frittata off the pan and flip to cook the other side for a further 2 minutes. Set aside for later.

Ladle the rest of the eggs into the pan and cook, covered, for 2 minutes. As with the first, flip it but now line the top with sliced ham and mozzarella cheese. Place the first frittata on top. Cover the pan and cook for 2 minutes.

Serve immediately. Buon appetito!


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