Italian #recipes: Frittata con asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniele Sorice

Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca (Asparagus and white onion fritatta)

by Sorice Daniele (Caserta/Italy)

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Ingredients for 2 people:

(All proportions are approximate)

  1. uova di gallina (chicken eggs) – n.2
  2. asparagi freschi (fresh asparagus) – gr.150 (1/3 pound)
  3. parmigiano reggiano italiano (cheese) – gr.100 (1/4 pound)
  4. cipolla fresca (fresh onion) – n.1
  5. olio extra vergine di oliva italiano (italian extra virgin olive oil – a few tablespoons) – (quanto basta)
  6. sale (salt to taste) – (quanto basta)
  7. pepe nero (black pepper to taste) – (quanto basta)

Photo 1 - Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniele Sorice
Photo 1 – Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniele Sorice

Wash and cut the tender part of the asparagus (tips). Let them boil in salted water for about 3 minutes once water reaches boiling.

Photo 2 of Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniele Sorice
Photo 2 of Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniele Sorice

When cooked remove from water. Chopping the fresh onion into bite-size pieces (as shown). Pour a small amount of extra virgin olive oil into a pan, add the chopped onion, boiled asparagus and a little salt to taste. Cook over moderate heat until the onion begins to brown.

Photo 3 Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniele Sorice
Photo 3 Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniele Sorice

In a large bowl pour the eggs, asparagus cooked with onion, the grated cheese, a pinch of salt and a fairly generous "dose" of black pepper ( to taste ). With the help of a whisk to blend the mixture.

Photo 4 Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniele Sorice
Photo 4 Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniele Sorice

In a pan heat a little extra virgin olive oil, add the blended egg mixture and cook over moderate heat.

Photo 5 Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniele Sorice
Photo 5 Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniele Sorice

When the omelette is cooked on the first side, then flip it over with the help of a plate or with a large lid, and continue to cook the other side. "La FRITTATA E’ FATTA". (The frittata is done!!)

Photo 6 Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniel Sorice
Photo 6 Frittata di asparagi e cipollina fresca by Daniel Sorice

Serve hot or cold..it is good any way you choose.

BUON APPETITO!

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