Frittata (Egg Omelet)

This delicious omelet dish is simple and great for any meal.


Country: Italy
Century: 15th



  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 oz shredded mozzarella
  • 1 oz milk
  • Chopped basil
  • Pepper
  • Butter

Mix the eggs, milk, basil and pepper together. Heat grill or pan and grease with butter over low heat. Pour egg mixture onto hot surface. You may choose to flip your omelet over or not (just be sure that the eggs are cooked enough if you choose not to flip it). Sprinkle mozzarella over the top. When the cheese begins to melt, fold the omelet over and remove from heat to serve.


Original Recipe Sources

Source [The Neapolitan Recipe Collection, Terence Scully (trans.)]: Egg Omelet. Get as many eggs as you wish, beat them thoroughly and add in a little milk to make it softer; similarly, add in a little grated cheese with a decent amount of salt, and cook it in good butter.