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Eggs: Not Just for Breakfast Anymore

Eggs: Not Just for Breakfast Anymore

Eggs make a regular appearance on our dinner table. And why shouldn’t they? They are a great source of protein, and are cheaper than quality meats. They are incredibly versatile; different mix-ins and methods of cooking can make for completely different dishes. Plus, they are quick and easy to cook!

For instance, individual basil Parmesan frittatas and a side salad makes for a wonderful meal. And it all takes less than 45 minutes, start to finish!

Basil Parmesan Frittata for Two

You can’t go wrong with the combination of basil and Parmesan. But if you want to make this frittata your own, try using different cheeses, herbs and vegetables.

Serves 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes

4 eggs
1/4 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup freshly-grated Parmesan cheese
¼ cup fresh basil leaves, torn

Preheat the oven to 375F and grease two individual ramekins.

Whisk the eggs and milk together with a fork until uniformly frothy. Add the baking soda and whisk to distribute.

Stir in the Parmesan and basil. Evenly distribute the eggs between the 2 ramekins. Be sure to keep around ¾” space at the top to allow the eggs to expand while they cook.

Bake at 375F for 30-35 minutes, or until the eggs have set around the edges. Allow to cool for 10-15 minutes before serving.

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  • csherman By csherman
    10.28.11  

    I'm officially inspired to make eggs for dinner tonight! I eat egg substitute or egg whites at breakfast everyday...why not add them into dinner? great idea!

  • jessicamac By jessicamac
    10.28.11  

    I LOVE eggs and could easily eat them for breakfast lunch and dinner. If you threw in a few vegetables, yum!

  • onwildwings By onwildwings
    10.28.11  

    Thank you Julie, for sharing, sounds yummy!

  • ctmedz By ctmedz
    10.28.11  

    Sometimes I just feel like breakfast food for supper....I will be trying this..it looks yummy! :-) Thanks!!

  • MKB630 By MKB630
    11.01.11  

    Sounds great, may just try that this week!

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