Since farmer market season is almost over here in Boston, I’m trying to get my heirloom tomato fix DAILY. So I spiced up a bland pasta frittata recipe with veggies and a few surprises. Yum!
- 3 tablespoons good olive oil4-6 eggs (4 is enough, 6 if you want more)
- 10 ounces thin spaghetti
- 1 chopped large (sweet) white onion
- 1 chopped garlic clove
- 3 (farmers market) heirloom tomatoes
- 1 cup MorningStar Farms Meal Starters Grillers Recipe Crumbles
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup goat cheese
- 1/4 cup packed chopped fresh basil leaves
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
- bed of greens
Boil hot water and add thin spaghetti. Cook until tender.
While pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil in a very large pan over medium-low heat. Add the onions and garlic and saute for about 10 minutes, until very tender. Add Crumbles and two (2) of the heirloom tomatoes and saute for another 3-5 minutes.
Drain and cool pasta. Whisk 4-6 eggs in large bowl. Mix all remaining ingredients except one (1) tomato and greens with eggs. Add saute onions, tomatoes and Crumbles and mix well covering all ingredients with whisked egg.
Add olive oil to frying pan to prevent sticking and pour mix into pan. Cook on low heat for about 5 minutes (until bottom begins to brown). Lift up edges of the frittata pushing them gently towards the centre, reduce heat to medium, cover and cook for 2 – 3 minutes or until bottom is golden brown.
When the frittata is cooked on bottom side, set a large, flat lid or cooking sheet over your pan, grip the handle of the pan with one hand, hold the lid firmly against the pan with your other hand and quickly flip the pan and lid. Return the frittata to the pan by sliding it from lid of cooking sheet and cook the other side until golden brown.
Once cooked, loosen the edge of the frittata. Cut into wedges and serve hot or at room temperature over bed of greens and sliced heirloom tomato.
I’m having the leftovers for lunch today….and probably tomorrow. This serves eight HUGE slices. I also recommend adding Olde Cape Cod Vinaigrette & Marinade to the top for some additional flavor!