Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Mini Frittatas

I found this recipe in the Aug issue of All You, and you can see the original here.   It reminded me of my Bacon, Egg and Cheese Bites  that I posted a few months ago.  That was a huge hit with the family, so they were willing to try this this recipe as well. 

You will need:
 8 Eggs,
Sliced Ham
1-2 small potato
Red Pepper
Vegetable Oil 

Cheese (optional)

Place a ham slice into each of the cups in your cupcake pan, and preheat the oven to 375.

The original recipe called for only one small potato.   I used two, since I thought my potato would not be big enough.  I actually had a few too many potatoes.  I also think next time I will just use frozen hash browns instead of peeling, dicing and browning my own.     Dice the potato and brown in a skillet over medium heat  with a little bit of vegetable oil.  I changed the recipe a this step.  The original called for diced onion, red pepper and salt to be added to the potatoes.   My family does not like cooked onion or red peppers, so I just added some mixed onion and salt to add some flavor.

Place a spoonful of potatoes into each one  of the cups.  Since I had 2 potatoes,  my cups were a little fuller than I think they were supposed to be.


Wisk together the eggs, milk and a little more salt, like you are making some scrambled eggs.   I added two more eggs because again I didn't think it would be enough food for everyone.   The original said to only pour the egg mixture until the ham cup was 1/2 full.   I didn't read that part of the recipe until later on, and I filled my cups all the way to the top. 

The original said to bake for fifteen  minutes.  Since I filled the cups more than I was supposed to I checked it and then added five more minutes.    When the tray come out of the oven,  I thought that it looked like something was missing.

There we go!   It needed CHEESE.   I had a handful of shredded cheddar cheese to each of them and put it back in the oven for five minutes.  

Yummy, cheese goodness!

Since I added more egg mixture than I was supposed to, egg  had baked on the outside of the ham slice. In reality, it doesn't really matter.  They taste the same either way.    I got a thumbs up from all.   My son did say he preferred bacon to the ham, but still liked them both.    


  1. This looks like an easy and tasty recipe. Would be good for a brunch for a crowd!

  2. yummm...these look delicious! Thanks so much for sharing with Creative Bloggers' Party and Hop, I am co-hosting this week I am so happy you linked up!


  3. this looks like a fun family kitchen event for the weekend. I like the cheese addition. Thanks for sharing1

  4. Those look delicious! Thanks for sharing ... I'm visiting from Tip Junkie.

  5. love this easy to serve breakfast dish in a house of teens we are always looking for somethng like this

  6. these looks SO GOOD. yumm!! what a fun idea!!

    Thanks for linking up to Your Whims Wednesday :)

  7. Thank You So MUCH for joining me last week for Cast Party Wednesday. I hope you will come back tomorrow and share more of your recipes with us.
    I hope to see you there!


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