RECIPES

Vegetable Frittata with Asiago Cheese

This egg and veggie dish features the creaminess and slightly citrusy notes of Saxon's Asiago Fresca cheese. It's delicious for a Sunday brunch or light dinner.

Wisconsin Cheese Vegetable Frittata with Asiago Cheese Recipe
Active Time
40 Minutes
Servings
6-8

Ingredients

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Asiago can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

  1. Whisk the eggs, egg whites, 3/4 cup asiago, salt and pepper in a bowl until blended.
  2. Sauté red onion and red bell pepper in olive oil in a 10-inch ovenproof skillet for 5-6 minutes over medium-high heat until crisp-tender. Add zucchini; cook and stir until vegetables are tender. Stir in spinach; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Reduce heat to medium-low. Pour in egg mixture. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until eggs are almost set. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining asiago.
  3. Broil 3-4 inches from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted and edges are puffed. Garnish with tomato and basil.

Cheesemonger Tip

Select for cheesemonger info

Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Asiago cheese is named after a small town in northern Italy. It's slightly sweeter and nuttier than parmesan, and the flavor varies from buttery, mild to robust, depending on age.

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