Delicata Squash Frittata

Delicata - Plated to eatSeems like there are a LOT of talented bloggers out there, posting some really good-looking and tasty dishes. Every time I turn around, one of my blogger friends has a recipe that is a “must try” for us.

In that vein, here is a tasty little gem of a recipe from Marie at the Proud Italian Cook blog. Utilizing one of our ‘faves – delicata squash – this was just the ticket for a laid back Sunday night dinner.

Just in case you’ve never had the pleasure of tasting delicata squash, it’s soft on the inside and a bit crunchy on the outside after you roast it in the oven.

Delicata - Slices

Once the slices are roasted, you could easily mistake them for onion rings, right?!?….

Delicata - Slices Cooked

Easy to prepare stove top – just pile the ingredients one on top of the other (we used small tomatoes, since no cherry tomatoes at the market).

Delicata - In pan w eggs and tomato

Add the spinach –

Delicata - In pan w spinach

Next, the cheese (used both grated mozzarella and some white sharp cheddar).

Delicata - In pan w cheeses

And in the oven she goes, under the broiler (watch closely, so you don’t burn this baby!). Cooked to perfection…

Delicata - Out of the oven

All we added was a few slices of fresh pineapple and a small piece of Banana-Nut-Chocolate Chip Quick Bread (more on that one later…new favorite around here). Enjoy!

Delicata - On Plate with fruit

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6 Responses to Delicata Squash Frittata

  1. I don’t think I’ve seen that squash before but it all looks great to me. And I’ll add this to my list to try – you’ve not steered me wrong yet.


  2. Adri says:

    You are right – there’s lots of talent out there, and Marie is one of the best. I remember that post , and the frittata was SO tempting. Yours looks wonderful!


  3. Marie says:

    The perfect laid back any night dinner! Looks delish! xox


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