Breakfast on the go

Working the tourist industry is so much fun! Working days on end without a day off and long hours doesn’t allow fun time to prepare proper meals. I went ahead and prepared meals for the week so that I can just grab my meals and go.

I found this great breakfast meal, Mini Frittatas, that are able to be frozen. You can take them out of the freezer the night before, grab them before work, and pop them in the microwave. They are super easy to make, delicious, and healthy!

Tomato Herb Mini Frittatas

Hands-On Time

15 Mins

Total Time

30 Mins

Yield

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 large eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 pt. grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) shredded Italian three-cheese blend

 

How to make it

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450º. Process first 4 ingredients in a blender until blended. Stir together chives and next 2 ingredients in a small bowl. Place 8 lightly greased 4-inch (6-oz.) ramekins on 2 baking sheets; layer tomatoes, 1 cup cheese, and chive mixture in ramekins. Pour egg mixture over top, and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.

Step 2

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Bake at 450° for 7 minutes, placing 1 baking sheet on middle oven rack and other on lower oven rack. Switch baking sheets, and bake 7 to 8 more minutes or until set. Remove top baking sheet from oven; transfer bottom sheet to middle rack, and bake 1 to 2 more minutes or until lightly browned.

Step 3

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Tomato-Herb Frittata: Prepare recipe as directed, substituting a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish for ramekins and increasing bake time to 18 to 20 minutes or until set. Note: Mixture will rise about 1 inch above rim of baking dish. Hands-on time: 10 min.; Total time: 30 min.

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