Egg Frittata Recipes That Will Inspire You to Get Cracking

Asparagus and Prosciutto Frittata
Photo: Andy Lyons

Why start your day with a mediocre breakfast when you could dig into one of these easy frittata recipes instead? Our best frittatas include healthy vegetable frittata recipes, hearty meaty ideas, and potato frittata recipes that combine the side of spuds and the brunch main dish into one. (Or try these egg frittata recipes as breakfast for dinner!) Just add coffee and you'll feel energized and satisfied for hours.

01 of 18

Rainbow Frittata

Rainbow Frittata
Blaine Moats

Yes, paleo-friendly and vegetarian dishes can coexist. This vegetable frittata recipe—loaded with bell peppers, broccoli, cherry tomatoes, avocado, and fresh herbs—is delicious proof. Pair this 30-minute meal with a side of fruit for a colorful and well-balanced start to the day.

02 of 18

Asparagus and Prosciutto Frittata

Asparagus and Prosciutto Frittata
Andy Lyons

Sautéed asparagus isn't merely a superb dinner side. Try it in this brunch frittata recipe for a practically instant dose of spring flavor. Stir in prosciutto and melt in some cheddar cheese for a nod to an ooey-gooey cheese-and-bacon omelet.

03 of 18

Crab and Asparagus Frittata

Crab and Asparagus Frittata
Blaine Moats

Who knew an extravagant seafood and veggie breakfast was possible in your own kitchen? To make this baked frittata recipe look like something created at a gourmet restaurant snap off the ends of thin asparagus spears before topping the skillet dish. Then garnish with a generous handful of fresh parsley.

04 of 18

Southwestern Bean and Andouille Frittata

Southwestern Bean and Andouille Frittata
Andy Lyons

Andouille sausage, beans, red bell peppers, avocado, and onion perk up this unique egg frittata recipe. With all those flavor-packed elements, this skillet entrée will be a hit for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

05 of 18

Rice and Bean Frittata

Rice and Bean Frittata
Kritsada Panichgul

The classic side dish of rice and beans meets an easy egg breakfast in this stove-top frittata recipe. Brimming with wild rice, beans, zucchini, tomatoes, and cheese, it takes only 25 minutes to whip up. Garnish the frittata recipe with parsley for the freshest flavor.

06 of 18

Sheet-Pan Greens and Feta Frittata

Sheet-Pan Greens and Feta Frittata with one slice
Carson Downing

Introducing, one of the best frittata recipes for gatherings. Prepare this chard and cherry tomato bake in a sheet pan to feed up to six adults. Not so full house? Chill leftover slices up to two days.

Buy It: Nordic Ware Sheet Pan ($13, Target)

07 of 18

Kale-Goat Cheese Frittata

Kale-Goat Cheese Frittata
Andy Lyons

If you're looking for a healthy breakfast packed with superfoods, stop here. This egg bake includes dried tomatoes, kale, and goat cheese (for creaminess). With all those robust flavors, no one will notice that the yolks are omitted to make this a low-calorie egg white frittata recipe.

08 of 18

Smoked Salmon and Roasted Red Pepper Frittata

Smoked Salmon Roasted-Red Pepper Frittata
Blaine Moats

Skip the bagel and try this smoked salmon and spinach frittata recipe for breakfast. Cottage cheese, red bell pepper, and herbs de Provence combine for loads of flavor. Not in the mood for or don't love salmon? Try turkey or ham slices instead.

09 of 18

Asparagus, Zucchini, and Yellow Pepper Frittata with Fontina

Asparagus, Zucchini, and Yellow Pepper Frittata with Fontina
Karla Conrad

Colorful vegetables and Fontina cheese bring this zucchini frittata recipe to life. After baking about 35 minutes, test for doneness by inserting a knife near the middle. If the knife comes out clean, the vegetarian breakfast is ready to eat.

10 of 18

Frittata with Tomatoes

Frittata with Tomatoes
Andy Lyons

If Italian fare is your go-to, this is the breakfast frittata recipe for you. Packed with prosciutto, onions, fresh basil, and artichoke hearts, and topped with Parmesan cheese, each bite is full of Mediterranean flavor. No need to think of the ingredient line-up as set in stone; incorporate whatever veggies your heart desires (or that you need to use up to reduce your food waste), such as asparagus, zucchini, potatoes, or bell peppers.

11 of 18

Bacon, Potato, and Kale Frittata

bacon potato and kale frittata
Blaine Moats

Superfood kale and savory, crispy bacon make this potato frittata recipe unforgettable. The best part about this easy breakfast? You need only five ingredients to get the delicious meal on the table.

12 of 18

Chicken Frittata with Chimichurri

Chicken Frittata Chimichurri
Blaine Moats

Make the most of last night's leftover chicken in this hearty breakfast skillet recipe. Green chiles, black beans, and cilantro team for a pleasantly zesty Tex-Mex brunch frittata recipe. We have one optional but highly recommended addition: a side of thick tortilla chips (that won't easily break) to use instead of a utensil to scoop up each bite.

13 of 18

Potato, Bacon, and Parmesan Frittata

Potato, Bacon, and Parmesan Frittata
Jason Donnelly

Savor a diner-style breakfast blue plate special all in one skillet. This rustic frittata is brimming with Yukon gold potatoes, crispy bacon, and loads of flavorful fresh herbs. For variety, substitute sausage for the bacon and add mushrooms with the onion.

14 of 18

Chicken and Pasta Frittata

Chicken & Pasta Frittata
Kate Mathis

Sure, you may be more familiar with chicken and noodles in an entrée like fettuccine Alfredo. But you can absolutely turn breakfast into dinner, as proven by this chicken and pasta baked frittata recipe. Fresh basil, broccoli, and mozzarella cheese join the party to make one supremely savory and flavorful meal.

15 of 18

Zucchini and Tomato Frittata

Zucchini and Tomato Frittata
Blaine Moats

Zucchini and tomatoes make a perfect pair in this veggie frittata recipe, but mozzarella balls are the real superstar. As are one unexpected and delightfully salty component: chopped walnuts. Drizzle the finished product with olive oil for a delicious breakfast or brunch.

16 of 18

Bacon, Corn, and Cheese Frittata

Bacon, Corn, and Cheese Frittata
Andy Lyons

Tag your Instant Pot (or any pressure cooker) for this easy frittata recipe that's almost entirely hands-off. Simply dump in beaten eggs, corn, bacon, roasted red peppers, and a few other supporting players, then set and forget. Fresh chives or parsley finish the flavors.

Buy It: Instant Pot Duo 6-Quart Pressure Cooker ($80, Target)

17 of 18

Potato Frittata

Potato Frittata
Andy Lyons

Calling all scalloped potato-lovers: This is the brunch idea you need. Crispy, thin-sliced browned potatoes, aromatic garlic, and colorful vegetables make this egg frittata recipe super filling and complex-tasting. For a showy presentation, flip the frittata onto a serving platter and top with green onions.

Buy It: Threshold Serving Platter ($15, Target)

18 of 18

Asian Egg Noodle Frittata

Asian Egg Noodle Frittata
Blaine Moats

Here's a brunch frittata recipe like you've never seen before. Use prepackaged ramen noodles, eggs, and coconut milk for the base and top with sautéed cabbage and cilantro.

Was this page helpful?
Related Articles