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Sutter Home Kitchen Series: Ham, Leek and Gruyere Frittata​

Sutter Home Kitchen Series: Ham, Leek and Gruyere Frittata​

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Your family and friends will savor this totally dish-licious Frittata recipe. The combination of juicy, tender ham, leeks and gruyere cheese make such a flavor-filled unforgettable meal, it’s perfect for breakfast, Sunday brunch or even dinner. We love sharing memorable meals and believe this Frittata recipe is one for the books.   ​

Fun Frittata Facts: The word Frittata derives from the Italian word friggere, which correlates to fried, in this case fried eggs in a skillet. Outside Italy, frittata was the equivalent to the “omelet” and in the last fifty years, “frittata” has also come to be known as, Italy’s version of an open-face omelet. One thing is certain, cooking up this Ham, Leek and Gruyere Frittata will bring as much joy as saying the word, “Frittatta!” ​

Ham, Leek and Gruyere Frittata​

1 tablespoon butter​

1 leek (white and green parts) halved and thinly sliced, then well washed​

1 cup diced ham​

1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese​

8 large eggs​

1/2 cup half and half​

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a 10-inch oven-proof nonstick skillet, heat butter, add ham and leek, season with salt and pepper, and sauté about 10 minutes.​

Combine eggs and half and half, pour into skillet; add cheese. Place skillet into oven and bake undisturbed 40-50 minutes. Edges will rise above the pan and center should be set. Remove from oven and slide onto serving plate. Cut into wedges and serve warm or at room temperature.​

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