Squash Frittata

Squash Frittata makes a stunning presentation when plated. Fresh summer flavor abounds in every bite.

Squash Frittata
Photo: Hector Sanchez
4 servings


  • 6 large eggs, lightly beaten

  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided

  • 1/4 pound fingerling potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 4 small zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (about 2 cups)

  • 4 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • Garnishes: chopped fresh chives, flat-leaf parsley, and basil; freshly ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk together eggs, cream, and 1/4 tsp. salt.

  2. Cook potatoes in hot oil in a 10-inch ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 1 minute. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 tsp salt. Reduce heat to medium, and cook, stirring often, 3 to 4 minutes or until light golden brown on both sides. Transfer potatoes to a bowl.

  3. Return skillet to heat; melt 1 tsp. butter in skillet. Add zucchini; cook, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add remaining 2 tsp. butter to skillet; let melt. Add potatoes, stirring to coat.

  4. Pour egg mixture over potatoes. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 1 minute. Sprinkle with cheese.

  5. Bake at 350° for 8 to 9 minutes or until center is set. Remove from oven; invert onto a serving plate.

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