Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

Buon Giorno Frittata

Buon Giorno Frittata is a meal-in-one.

Buon Giorno Frittata

Prep: 10 | Cook: 25 min | Yield: 4 servings


  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup basil, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cups zucchini, halved and sliced (1/4-inch thick)
  • 1 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 (6 ounce) can Lindsay® Ripe Pitted Olives
  • 1/2 cup Lindsay® Red Roasted Peppers, sliced into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1/2 cup Fontina cheese, grated


  1. In a medium-size mixing bowl whisk together eggs, basil, milk, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a 10 inch ovenproof sauté pan over medium heat.
  3. Add zucchini and onions and cook for 5 to 6 minutes until tender.
  4. Mix in 1 cup of olives and red bell peppers, remove from heat and stir into egg ixture.
  5. Pour egg and vegetable mixture back into pan, turn heat to medium-high and allow to cook for 3-5 minutes until eggs are set on the bottom.
  6. Sprinkle the top of the frittata with grated cheese and remaining California Ripe Olives.
  7. Place into a 400 degrees F oven for 13 to 15 minutes or until cooked through.
  8. Cool slightly and cut into wedges.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Lindsay - Bell-Carter Foods
Recipe provided by the California Olive Committee.

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