Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata

by | Feb 3, 2016 | All, Breakfast & Brunch

Treat your friends and family to this quick and easy Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata for breakfast, brunch or “brinner”! 

This savory Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata recipe is one of the tastiest ways to serve eggs to a group of people. What do you call this dish: frittata or crustless quiche?

Whatever name you choose, this savory Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata is one of the best ways to serve eggs to a group of people. It’s a one-pan meal that takes minutes to prep and toss in the oven to bake.

A large cast iron skillet is ideal for this dish. It goes from stovetop to oven effortlessly. I love the bright flavors that fresh herbs bring to the dish, mainly because they are a wonderful complement to the rich, creamy goat cheese, but you can certainly use dried herbs if that’s what you have on hand. The same goes for the mushrooms. I used a combination of Oyster, Shiitake and Cremini mushrooms, but pick your favorites to customize the dish. 

Serve this Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata with some make-ahead Lemon Thyme Breakfast Cake and a Fruit Salad with Lime-Mint Dressing, and you have a killer breakfast, brunch or “brinner”!

Tip: Feeding a bunch of hungry carnivores? Cook some sausage in the pan before sautéing the mushrooms. Eggs are the perfect base to customize a meal to many different tastes. Have fun with it!
 

This savory Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata recipe is one of the tastiest ways to serve eggs to a group of people.

Yield: 8 servings

Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata

Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 ounces mixed mushrooms (chanterelle, oyster, cremini, shiitake, etc), cleaned and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 eggs
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 4 ounces crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Choose an oven-safe skillet, 10" or 12". Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and saute until liquid is evaporated, about 8-10 minutes. Add spinach and garlic and saute for 1 minute. Spinach should start to wilt. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Whisk eggs, cream and herbs together in a bowl. Pour into skillet and dot goat cheese evenly over egg mixture. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake until just set in center, about 35 minutes. Remove from over and let set 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 242Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 220mgSodium: 242mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 12g

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