Potato, Sausage and Pepper Frittata

Potato, Sausage and Pepper Frittata

Monday is typically pizza night at our house.

There’s something about the first day back to school and work after the weekend that pushed dinner waaaaay down the priorities list.

The thing is, Terrence is kind of tired of pizza.

Even though it’s my favorite food in the entire world, I am, too.

So now I’m experimenting with meals that take minimum effort, but have maximum impact.

This Monday I thought I’d make a Spanish Tortilla.

I’d seen a recipe that looked good one of my Martha Stewart Living magazines, but of course, the night I needed it, I couldn’t find it!

I tried to recreate the recipe the best that I could from my memory.

Yeah, I ended up with a frittata.

I’ll never forget the first time I learned how to make a frittata from my friend Christine, and neither will my family.

There was a time in my life when I made frittatas just about every single week!

What Ingredients Do You Need To Make A Frittata?

Making a frittata is incredibly easy because you only need a few ingredients:

  • Eggs
  • Milk (just a little bit)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • A filling: this could be anything you have in the fridge like veggies, different cheeses, meat. Anything works!
  • (Optional) Cheese

How do you make a Potato, Sausage, and Pepper Frittata?

To make a potato, sausage, and pepper frittata, you’ll start with basic frittata ingredients and add the special stuff. 

In the case of this recipe, the special ingredients are potatoes, green and red peppers, sausage, and cheddar cheese.

Depending on the vibe you’re going for, you can add Italian seasoning, or go for a more Creole flavor with seasoned salt and paprika.

This frittata is perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

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Sausage, Potatoes, and Peppers Frittata

Sausage, Potatoes, and Peppers Frittata

This easy to make frittata with sausage, peppers, and potatoes is perfect for breakfast or dinner!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 package of Johnsonville Beef Brats
  • 1 potato
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup cheese
  • 3/4 cup half & half
  • 1/2 green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Slice the potato into thin pieces and heat in a skillet with olive oil and garlic until soft.

Remove from pan and place on the bottom of a pie dish.

Chop the Johnsonville Beef Brats into small pieces and sauté in olive oil until fully heated throughout (about 5 minutes). Remove sausage from pan.

Add the green and red peppers into the pan and cook until soft.

Mix the eggs, half & half and cheese together in a bowl. Add the peppers and sausage.

Pour the mixture in the pie dish over the potatoes.

Put the dish in the oven and bake for about 25 - 30 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 275Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 222mgSodium: 356mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 14g
Johnsonville Sausage

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Potato, Sausage and Pepper Frittata

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