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Ninja Foodi Broccoli, Ham, and Cheese Frittata Recipe Ninja Foodi Broccoli, Ham, and Cheese Frittata Recipe

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Ninja Foodi Broccoli, Ham, and Cheese Frittata Recipe

Written by: Emily Smith

Whipped up a scrumptious Ninja Foodi frittata today! Broccoli, ham, and cheese, all enveloped in fluffy eggs. Quick, easy, and oh-so-tasty! My kitchen's smelling heavenly right now. Can't wait to dig in!

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Say hello to my go-to breakfast, the Ninja Foodi Frittata! This dish, featuring broccoli, ham and cheese, is a hearty way to kick-start the morning. Effortless to whip up yet packed with flavors, it clarifies why breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. Get ready for the aroma of sautéed ham and melting cheese to fill your kitchen – it's irresistible!

Ingredients for Broccoli, Ham, and Cheese Frittata

  • Eggs: Essential for binding the frittata together and providing a fluffy texture when cooked.
  • Milk: Adds creaminess to the frittata and helps create a light and airy texture in the final dish.
  • Broccoli: Adds a pop of color, flavor, and nutrients to the frittata, making it a wholesome and satisfying meal.
  • Ham: Brings a savory and salty flavor to the frittata, complementing the other ingredients perfectly.
  • Cheddar cheese: Melts beautifully on top of the frittata, adding a rich and gooey texture along with a delicious cheesy flavor.

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Tools Required to Make This Frittata Recipe

  • Ninja Foodi: Combines sauté and pressure cook functions for quick and efficient cooking of the frittata.
  • Whisk: Essential for beating eggs and milk together to create a smooth and well-mixed frittata base.
  • Spatula: Helps to stir and fold ingredients gently without breaking them, ensuring a fluffy frittata texture.

Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1/2 cup diced ham
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Ninja Foodi on the sauté setting.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the broccoli and ham to the Ninja Foodi and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Pour the egg mixture over the broccoli and ham.
  5. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese on top.
  6. Close the Ninja Foodi lid and set to pressure cook on high for 5 minutes.
  7. Once done, do a quick pressure release and carefully open the lid.
  8. Serve the frittata hot and enjoy!

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 280 kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 21g | Total Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 385mg | Sodium: 520mg | Dietary Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 220mg | Potassium: 320mg | Iron: 2mg | Vitamin A: 800µg | Vitamin C: 30mg

Can You Make This Frittata Ahead of Time or Freeze It?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Cook the frittata as directed and allow it to cool completely.
  • Once cooled, cover the frittata tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil.
  • Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • Cook the frittata and let it cool completely.
  • Cut it into individual portions.
  • Wrap each portion tightly in plastic wrap and place them in a freezer-safe bag.
  • Label the bag with the date and store in the freezer for up to 2 months.

One tip to enhance this recipe is to blanch the broccoli before adding it to the frittata. This will help retain its vibrant green color and ensure a perfect texture in the final dish.

Common Questions About Making Frittatas in the Ninja Foodi

FAQ:
Can I use other vegetables in this frittata?
Yes, feel free to customize the frittata with your favorite vegetables like bell peppers, spinach, or mushrooms.
How can I make this recipe vegetarian?
To make this frittata vegetarian, simply omit the ham or replace it with vegetarian sausage or tofu.
Can I use a different type of cheese?
Absolutely! You can swap the cheddar cheese for mozzarella, feta, or any other cheese you prefer.
Can I make this frittata ahead of time?
Yes, you can make this frittata ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator. Just reheat it in the microwave or oven before serving.
Can I freeze leftovers of this frittata?
Yes, you can freeze leftover frittata slices. Make sure to wrap them tightly in plastic wrap or foil before freezing.

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