Pasta Frittata

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Got some leftover pasta from a previous meal? You are in luck. This recipe breaths new left into your leftover pasta and changes it into something entirely new and inviting. The exterior is golden brown and crunchy and the interior is munchy. Its like making a thin crust pizza without all the work.

Authentic Parmigiano Reggiano

Authentic Parmigiano Reggiano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

(1) Leftover Pasta

(2) 1/4 Cup Olive Oil

(3) 2 Eggs

(4) 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese

(5) Salt and Pepper (if needed)

Note: You can you any leftover pasta you have. I have used some leftover Spaghetti Aglio e Olio here. Recipe here.

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROCEDURE:

(1) In a large bowl, break your eggs. Grates some fresh parmesan cheese over the eggs and mix to combine.

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(2) Add the leftover pasta to the egg mixture and mix until combined. This is one of those dishes where you need to use your hands to do the mixing so that the egg thoroughly coats the pasta. There need be egg residue at the bottom of the bowl. The mixture might look dry, but do not be tempted to ads more eggs.

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(3) If the mixture needs more seasoning, then add some. Remember that the pasta was already seasoned when cooked. The Parmesan cheese also has some salt in it.

(4) Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan. Reduce the heat to medium and pour in the pasta mixture. Use the back of your cooking spoon to flatten the pasta in the pan so it is compact. Cook on one side for 8 minutes.

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(5) After 8 minutes, it is time to flip the frittata. Cover the frying pan with a flat plate which is larger than the frying pan in circumference. Flip the pan to release the frittata unto the plate. Slide the frittata back into the frying pan, return the pan to the heat source and cook for another 6 minutes.

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After 6 minutes, the frittata should be ready. Serve your pasta frittata with some salad and you have the perfect weekend brunch. Bon appetite.

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Terry Adido is passionate about showing people how easy it is to recreate restaurant quality meals in the comfort of their kitchens. With a style of cooking he refers to as Afro-European Fusion, his meals are influenced greatly by French and Italian Cuisine with a West African twist. If you love good food, you are in for the ride of your life.

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6 comments on “Pasta Frittata
  1. Naomi says:

    Hmmmm! My daughters are really gonna like dis. No more waste.

  2. feranmi says:

    This is something I’ll definitely give a try..thanks Terry

  3. Tudy says:

    Good to know Pasta can be prepared this way. I prepare noodles almost the same way with Pasta Frittata. I boil the noodles(without the spice) just until its soft enough I strain the noodle, whisk the eggs and spice, add the noodles to the eggs and fry.

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