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Mexican Frittata

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This recipe was submitted by Stefan in NYC.

A beautifully presented dish meant for breakfast in bed, the frittata, or open faced omelet, is easy to prepare and impressive to serve.

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Mexican Frittata

8 eggs
1/2 cup of half and half
salt and pepper
3 tablespoons of sweet butter
3 heaping teaspoons of cilantro, chopped
3 tablespoons of chopped yellow chives (Chinese garlic chives)
1 medium tomato, coarsely chopped
1 cup of sharp cheddar cheese
Tortilla chips

Garnish
1 avocado quartered and thinly sliced
lemon juice
black pitted kalmata olives
Dollop of chipotle

Whisk together  eggs, half and half , and salt and pepper. Melt butter in a large skillet. Add cilantro and yellow chives, sauté over medium-low heat until soft. Pour egg mixture into skillet, cover and cook until outer edges begin to slightly brown. Add 1/2 cup grated cheese, replace cover and allow cheese to melt into the frittata.

Heat broiler. Slice avocado and drizzle with fresh lemon–set aside. Place the remaining cheese (1/2 cup), over the frittata and place the uncovered skillet under the broiler until starts to brown and frittata fluffs up, about 2-3 minutes. Slide the frittata on to a plate. Garnish with sliced avocado and place in a pinwheel fashion around the plate. Add olives and place a dollop of chipotle in the center. Grab two cups of coffee, a bag of tortilla chips and hop back into bed.

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Terry Dagrosa

Terry Dagrosa, founder and publisher of SeductionMeals.com. As President of Digital Marketing Collective and Tara del Mar Productions, she has extensive experience in sales, design, digital marketing and social media. "Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget, so we’re thrilled to introduce our very special and highly-talented contributors and friends.  They’ll share their mouth-watering recipes, cheeky anecdotes and delightfully creative perspectives with all of us. Be sure to check out their websites and follow them, too – we promise you’ll learn to love and cherish them as much as we do!" xoxo

5 Comments

  1. Adam Broitman August 14, 2007 at 11:33 am -  Reply

    sure looks tasty :)

  2. Jamie Driver August 14, 2007 at 11:47 am -  Reply

    Great site – congrats Terry!

  3. terry August 15, 2007 at 8:04 pm -  Reply

    Thank you Stefan, I know first hand how delicious your seduction meals are!

  4. Cynthia August 27, 2007 at 3:31 pm -  Reply

    I made this on Sunday morning and it came out really well and tasted great!! Everybody at the table loved it and wanted to know how to make it. A big success for sure!

  5. Terry August 27, 2007 at 5:04 pm -  Reply

    Hey Cynthia, I so am happy to hear you made this with such success! I agree, this one goes in the Seduction Meals Favorite category. Its really great to wake up to this hot and spicy treat. And please send your friends to the blog for the recipe! Cheers

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