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Easy oven baked frittata (omquittata) recipe

Servings 6


  • 250 g chard and 250g mushrooms or any vegetables and leftovers you have in the fridge
  • 3 eggs
  • 150 ml milk
  • 200 g cheddar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas mark 5
  • Fry any raw ingredients and remove excess water from leafy vegetables afterwards (e.g. chard, cabbage, spinach) if using. You can do this my squeezing with your hands or pushing the water out against a sieve.
  • Put into a casserole dish.
  • Whisk the eggs together and add the milk
  • Add the cheese to the mixture, you can reserve some cheese for sprinkling on the top.
  • Put it into the oven for 45 minutes - 1 hour.
  • Slice into 6 pieces and serve.


You can use any cheese or combination of cheeses you like, I usually add cheddar and parmesan but you can also use cottage cheese, ricotta or even blue cheeses!