Fritattas are a brunch staple. this sophisticated egg dish is the perfect way to make your party a little more elegant. What's great about this fabulous, savory dish is it can be made in to quaint individual servings, or to save time and dishes, you can make one large dish and divide servings as your guests dine. Either way this is the perfect entree for any party.
8 large eggs
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
1 bunch scallions, chopped (2 cups )
1 (5 ounce ) package Boursin garlic-herb cheese, chilled
Chef's Tip: Serve with sliced smoked salmon or prosciutto
Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 375F.
Whisk together eggs, salt, and pepper until just combined.
Heat oil in an ovenproof 9- to 10-inch heavy, nonstick skillet over high heat until very hot, but not smoking.
Add potatoes and scallions to oil, stirring once, then cover and cook until beginning to brown, about 4 minutes.
Stir potato mixture once, then cover and cook 3 minutes more.
Pour beaten eggs evenly over potato mixture and crumble cheese over eggs.
Transfer skillet to oven and bake frittata, uncovered, until set and just cooked through, about 15 minutes.
Invert a plate over skillet and, holding them together with oven mitts, invert frittata onto plate and serve immediately. Serves 4.