Potato, Pancetta, Spinach and Thyme Frittata

Makes 6 servings (serving size: 1 slice frittata)


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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 ounce chopped pancetta
1 cup onion, minced
1 cup yukon gold potato, finely chopped
2 cups small washed and dried spinach leaves
4 whole large eggs
2 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 ounces aged Swiss cheese, grated
2 teaspoons fresh chopped thyme leaves


1. Preheat the oven to broil.

2. Heat olive oil in an oven proof skillet over medium-high heat; add pancetta. Cook 2 minutes; add onion and cook 2 minutes. Stir in potato, and cook 10 minutes or until tender. Stir in spinach leaves; cook 1 minute until wilted. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Meanwhile, whisk together eggs, egg whites, salt, and pepper. Pour over the spinach mixture and cook, just until the eggs begin to set. Sprinkle cheese evenly over the top, then place pan under the broiler for 3 minutes, until fritatta rises slightly, becomes light and settled, and cheese bubbles.

4. Remove from the oven, and sprinkle the top with thyme leaves. Transfer to a serving plate, cut into 6 pie-shaped wedges and serve.

Created date

August 2007