Leftover Ham and Cheese Frittata

Leftover Ham and Cheese Frittata


This dish is great for that left over ham from Easter dinner.


Serving: 4-6         

Prep time: 15 mins               

Cooking Time: 10 mins



2 Tbsp Butter

1 Onion, sliced

¾ Tsp Kosher salt

Tt Black Pepper

8 Eggs

¼ Cup Milk

1 Cup Diced ham

1 Tbsp Fresh Herbs (Parsley, dill or thyme), Chopped

1 Cup Swiss or Cheddar Cheese, grated


How To Make:

  1. Turn your oven on to broil for finishing.
  2. Melt the butter in a med size non-stick skillet over med heat. Add in the ham and saute until they are a nice golden brown color. Remove from the pan and reserve.
  3. Add in the onions and saute until for about 2 mins. Season with Salt and Pepper and continue to cook for about 15 mins until the onions are soft and translucent. 
  4. In a bowl whisk the milk and eggs and a ¼ tsp salt and a ~ 1-2 pinches of black pepper.
  5. Transfer the onions, ham, and cheese into the bowl with the eggs and mix.
  6. Add the egg mix to the pan and arrange the meat and onions evenly in the pan. Cook for a few mins over a med low heat. Once the bottom starts to set let it cook for another 3-4 mins on the stovetop.             
  7. Transfer the pan to oven and broil for about 5 mins, make sure that your rack is at least in the middle of the oven but not higher to avoid burning.
  8.  Remove the pan from the oven and place a plate over the pan, invert the whole pan using the plate to catch/hold the frittata. 
  9. Sprinkle with a little extra cheese and let melt, cut and serve.