I used Chicken Sausage Three Cheese Italian Style to make this hearty frittata. Mozzarella, Romano, and Parmesan cheeses are mixed with premium chicken and spices to make this outstanding sausage. And what is more Italian than pasta? Nothing, of course, so this was an obvious addition to my recipe. A frittata is always a great choice for an easy meal, whether served for brunch or dinner. They are also perfect for easy entertaining. As long as you have eggs on hand, you can make a frittata. This recipe is fairly basic, but can be enhanced with more vegetables, including green peas, broccoli or zucchini. All of the flavor varieties of Johnsonville Split Rope Sausage or Chicken Sausage lend themselves to being used in a frittata. Are you setting up a buffet for a party? Maybe a Mardi Gras party? (It is coming up, you know!) Make a few different frittatas using Johnsonville Sausage, then place them on the buffet with salad, assorted olives, a cheese platter and fresh fruit. Offer your guests your beverages of choice and you have a fabulous party! With all the unique flavors, Johnsonville Sausages are the perfect Mardi Gras party food.
Recipe: Chicken Sausage Three Cheese Italian Style and Penne Frittata
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
- 1/2 red bell pepper, medium dice
- 1 package Johnsonville Chicken Sausage Three Cheese Italian Style, sliced diagonally into 1/4” slices
- 2 cups penne pasta, cooked and cooled
- 10 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
- 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- Heat the oven to 350° F.
- In a large oven proof skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
- Add the onion to the pan, stirring occasionally, cook until softened, about 4-5 minutes.
- Stir in the red bell pepper, cook an additional 2-3 minutes.
- Add the sausage and cooked penne pasta to the pan, stirring to mix well.
- Whisk the eggs and Creole seasoning together, then pour gently over the ingredients in the pan. Tilt the pan to make sure the egg is distributed evenly.
- Sprinkle the cheese over the top of the frittata.
- Bake the frittata in the oven for about 25 minutes, or until the eggs are set and the cheese is melted and slightly browned.
Preparation time: 15 minute(s) Cooking time: 40 minute(s)
Number of servings (yield): 8
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