Swiss Chard and Heirloom Tomato Frittata (#1496)
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- 2 tsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 large Onions diced
- 2 cloves Garlic minced
- 1 pound Swiss Chard chopped
- 3/4 tsp Sea Salt divided into three parts, Maldon is best
- 6 large Egg Whites
- 2 large Eggs
- 1 tsp Red Hot Pepper Sauce to taste, Frank's Red hot is best
- 1/4 cup Basil fresh minced or 1 tablespoon dried
- 4 oz Mozzarella Cheese divided
- 1 large Beefsteak Tomatoes heirloom (or regular)
- 1/8 tsp Black Pepper fresh ground
- 1 Tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
- Add 2 teaspoons of olive oil to a large oven-safe skillet and heat at medium-high.
- Add the diced onion and cook, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes or until onion is translucent and just starting to brown.
- Add the garlic and stir, cooking until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
- Add the swiss chard, season with 1/3 of the salt, stir to combine and cover. Cook for 10 minutes or until cooked through and wilted. Stir occasionally.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the egg whites, eggs, basil, 1/3 of the salt, hot red pepper sauce and a grinding of black pepper and whisk until completely mixed.
- Remove the swiss chard mixture to a medium sized bowl and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Wipe out the skillet.
- Add one tablespoon of olive oil to the skillet and heat over medium-low heat.
- Add 1/2 of the mozzarella cheese to the chard mixture and combine.
- Add the egg mixture to the swiss chard mixture and combine.
- Preheat the oven to 350° f (180° c).
- Slice the tomato into 4 thick slices (or more as desired). Season the tomato slices with flaky sea salt and black pepper.
- Pour the egg and chard mixture into the hot skillet.
- Arrange the tomato slices on top of the egg and chard mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining mozzarella cheese.
- Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
- Reduce heat to very low and continue to cook for 15 minutes.
- Uncover and place the skillet into the oven and bake for 10 minutes.
- Remove from the oven. Cool for a few minutes and serve.
- Garnish with micro-basil or the leaves and flowers of spicy globe basil if desired.