Cheesy Sausage and Bell Pepper Frittata

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 30 minutes
  • 6 servings
Cheesy Sausage and Bell Pepper Frittata

A frittata is a good option whenever you plan a late brunch on weekends. It has eggs, it’s hearty and filling. For this recipe, we used Italian sausage, red bell pepper, and baby spinach. After combining the main ingredients with the eggs, we topped everything with Cheddar cheese and cooked the frittata to perfection… in the oven!

Ingredients Needed for Cheesy Sausage and Bell Pepper Frittata

7 eggs
salt
pepper
2 tablespoons of water
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
4 ounces of sweet Italian sausage
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
5 ounces of baby spinach
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Cook Cheesy Sausage and Bell Pepper Frittata

  1. Crack the eggs and add them to a bowl. Add salt, pepper, and about 2 tablespoons of water. Whisk them and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in an ovenproof skillet and add the onion. Cook it until softened.
  3. Cut the sweet Italian sausages into pieces (1 inch/2.5 cm). Add them to the skillet, stir, and cook for about 8 minutes.
  4. Add the red bell pepper and fresh thyme. Cook for about 3 minutes.
  5. Add the baby spinach and saute until wilted, about 2 minutes.
  6. Top with shredded Cheddar cheese and pour the whisked eggs into the skillet. Cover with a lid and cook on low heat for 10 minutes, until eggs are set on the bottom but the top remains slightly runny. Meanwhile, heat your broiler.
  7. Transfer the skillet to the broiler and cook for 5-10 minutes, until the eggs are set and golden. When ready, slice and serve.

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