Baked Ham and Cheese Frittata



15 min


45 min


4 adult servings

Baked Ham and Cheese Frittata

This ham and cheese frittata is delicious hot, warm or at room temperature! Serve leftovers between toasted bread to make a western omelette sandwich.


  • 6eggs
  • 1 tspdriedbasil leaves
  • 1 cupgratedcheddar
  • 1/2 cupfinely choppedham steak ,about 60 g
  • 1plumtomato ,finely chopped
  • 1/2small redonion ,finely chopped
  • 1/2redsweet pepper ,finely chopped
  • 1/2zucchini ,finely chopped
  • fresh basil ,optional


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly oil or spray a 9-in. pie plate.
  • Whisk eggs with dried basil in a large bowl. Season with fresh pepper. Stir in cheese, ham, tomato, onion, red pepper and zucchini. Pour into pie plate and evenly distribute vegetables.
  • Bake in centre of oven until frittata is golden around the edges and firm when jiggled, 30 to 35 min. Sprinkle with fresh basil just before serving.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 264,
  • Protein
  • 20 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5 g,
  • Fat
  • 18 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 471 mg.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent November 2014 issue, this recipe has a triple-tested guarantee from the Chatelaine Kitchen powered by GE.