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Last Frittata Recipes You'll Ever Need". What can I say?
Once in a
while, a recipe comes along that is irresistible.
Especially when it
contains smoked salmon and leeks. Enjoy!
The New Basics Cookbook
by Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins,
1989, Workman Publishing
“Frittatas are to Italians what omelets are to the French. In a frittata
tortilla in Spain) the filling is mixed with the eggs and the whole
cooked slowly in a skillet until set, then quickly browned
Frittatas are a bit drier than omelets, not so fussy in their
easier to make for a gang. The filling ingredients are what
so wonderful, but it’s the eggs that bind everything
Frittatas can be served hot right in the skillet or left to cool at room
temperature. They can be cut into pie-shaped wedges for brunch or
little squares for appetizers…”
Smoked Salmon and Leek Frittata
“Smoked salmon, leeks and chèvre
make a remarkable
with chilled Champagne. It’s
refreshing and delicious. Santé!”
3 large eggs
2 tablespoons crème fraîche
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground
2 ounces smoked salmon,
slivered (about 1/4 cup)
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 leek (white part and 1 inch green)
well rinsed, dried,
chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1/4 teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed
3 tablespoons crumbled chèvre
1. Preheat the broiler.
2. Beat the eggs, crème fraîche, and pepper together in a mixing bowl.
in the smoked salmon.
3. Melt the butter in a 10-inch flameproof skillet over medium heat.
has stopped foaming, stir in the leek and caraway. Cook,
leeks are golden and soft, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove
half the leeks with
slotted spoon, and set aside.
4. Lower the heat to medium-low, and stir in the egg mixture. Cook
until the bottom is set; the top should still be wet. 3 to 4
Sprinkle with the chèvre and reserved leeks.
5. Place the skillet under the broiler, and cook until the eggs are set
the cheese is slightly melted, 2 minutes. Serve immediately.
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