Sunday, July 5, 2009

Potato Chip Frittata Muffins

Waking up 'late' on a Sunday morning is one of the best moments which I always look forward for as it is then I feel relaxed, tension-free & all geared up for the upcoming week. Hey I am true Libran, you can expect me to be a bit lazy. :).
As I was skimming through my bookmarks this morning, I came across this Frittata muffin recipe. I was not sure how adding potato chips would make any difference to our usual frittata and oh boy! trust me it does. I used some salt & vinegar chips which I got last night and they tasted delicious.
One can use any flavor of potato chips and I am sure they would taste equally yummy!!.



Potato-Chip Frittata Muffins (Adapted from epicurious)

Ingredients:

6 eggs
2 tbsp milk
salt & pepper
1/2 cup spinach
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tomato, finely chopped
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
a handful of potato chips, crushed
1 tsp extra virgin oil

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Whisk in a bowl- eggs, milk with salt & pepper.

2. Heat oil in a pan, saute onion, tomatoes and spinach for 2-3 mins. Add this to the egg mixture.

3. Grease the muffin pan with oil and fill it some cheese and egg mixture - until three-quarters full. (Tip: If you have any empty cups left, fill them with some water to bake all the muffins evenly.)

4. Bake for 8 minutes and then sprinkle crushed potato chips over each of them. Bake for 5-6 more mins. Let them sit for a minute or so. Run a knife around the edges to loosen. Serve!!





As this is one of those breakfasts I truly enjoyed, I am sending this to Divya's 'Show me your breakfast' event :)

Coming up next is AWED: Srilanka roundup and I truly apologize for the delay. I was caught with an urgent deadline at work and blogging had to take a back-step for a while.

Hope you have a great week ahead.

Siri

21 comments :

  1. I am sure these are fabulous without the potato chips too! Very inventive muffin recipe and your photographs are fantastic!

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  2. Potato chips in a frittata.. very interesting, sounds delicious and crunchy. Love the pics.

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  3. Potato Chips on Muffins!Some creative works there..Looks great.

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  4. Hi this is my first to your blog. I must say you have got a whole lot of interesting recipes to try.
    I have started blogging recently . Do drop by , would surely like to hear from you.

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  5. Thanks for adding this yummy snack to the recipe diary! :)

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  6. This sounds really interesting! I wonder what sort of taste/texture the potato chips add... guess I'll HAVE to try this recipe to find out! :)

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  7. First time here... you have a very nice blog with lovely clicks.. thanks for the all recipes...

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  8. Oh wow....that's an yummylicious fritata.....

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  9. Now, there's a novel idea!! Nice one, Siri. :)

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  10. ummm WOOOOOWWWW!! These look amazing!! Thanks for the recipe! You can really eat these anytime!

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  11. Scrumptious idea to add potato chips! I love frittatas tho the luxury of waking up late over the weekends are gone after the kids came:).. we still have omelets & frittatas for brunch over weekends.

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  12. That is a really yummy filling breakfast! Thanks for sending it to Show Me Your Breakfast Event!

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  13. Now this is one muffin my daughter (and some others I know!) wouldn't say no to. :)

    You're a libran? I'm in the cusp of virgo and libra but like to believe I'm more libran! ;)

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  14. Recipe looks yummy and innovative
    thanks
    prajusha
    www.icookipost.com

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  15. that looks yummy... I should try these out soon.

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  16. these look really good..plus they are savory!im kinds bored of sweet muffins..i look at them essentially as cakes made in very tiny portions!

    im just wondering if u used papercups in ur muffin tray...wont the cheese and egg mixture get stuck to the tray (and turn into one royal mess at the time of removing the muffins)if we skip the papercups?
    mandira

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