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Recipe: Green eggs and ham frittata

Posted April 19, 2012

Here's an easy recipe for a weeknight meal, using fresh, seasonal produce.

Green Eggs & Ham Frittata
6 servings
Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

8 large eggs
1 tablespoon fresh dill
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 leeks, white and light green parts only, diced
1 bunch (5 ounces) baby spinach, chopped
1/2 cup diced ham
1/2 cup shredded havarti or Muenster cheese

Preparation

Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat to 450°F.

Whisk eggs, dill, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Heat oil in a large ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add leeks; cook, stirring, until softened, about 4 minutes. Add spinach and ham; cook, stirring, until the spinach is wilted, about 1 minute.

Pour the egg mixture over the vegetables and cook, lifting the edges of the frittata so uncooked egg can flow underneath, until the bottom is light golden, 2 to 3 minutes.

Sprinkle cheese on top, transfer the pan to the oven and bake until the eggs are set, 6 to 8 minutes. Let rest for about 3 minutes before serving. Serve hot or cold.

Here's what's coming up at the Western Wake Farmers' Market, located on Morrisville Carpenter Road between Davis Dr. and Hwy. 55 in Carpenter Village, in May!

May 1: Opening day of our Tuesday afternoon market. The hours are 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Saturday hours are 8 a.m. to noon).

May 5: Cary Women's Club will be selling cookbooks and giving out recipes in the Learning @ the Market tent and Kyle Scobie will be in the Music @ the Market tent.

May 12: Berry Day at WWFM! (Recipes, samples and kids activities featuring all the types of berries available at the market). Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and Plant a Row for the Hungry will be in the Learning @ the Market tent and Andrew Robbins in the Music @ the Market tent. Face painting for kids by LynneSue Fisher.

May 19: Spring gardening demo by the Morrisville Community Garden in the Learning @ the Market tent and No Worries in the Music @ the Market tent

May 26: Celebrate Memorial Day at WWFM with recipes and samples to make your weekend local! Cary Women's Club will be selling cookbooks and giving out recipes in the Learning @ the Market tent and CityFolk in the Music @ the Market tent. Face painting for kids by LynneSue Fisher.

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