January 11th Meal Deal: Kale Frittata

Kale Frittata

Kale Frittata

Frittata is a flat Italian-style omelet that’s usually prepared in a cast-iron skillet. A brunch menu classic, the frittata may also have its origin in Spanish cuisine.

This week’s meal deal features eggs!
The ingredients for this recipe are all available at the Saturday market. Kale from Min-Hee Hill Gardens and Tomme Fraiche cheese from Weirauch Creamery are available at ta special price.

Kale Frittata

1 dozen eggs $7 (prices vary. This is about average)
1 bunch kale $2 From Min Hee
3.5 oz Tomme Fraiche cheese from Weirauch $5
1 small onion $2

$16 total


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
In a nonstick pan saute the onions and kale with salt and pepper until soft.
Cube the cheese
Add 8 beaten eggs and the cheese to the pan over medium heat.
Cook on the stove top until the eggs start to set on the bottom
Place the pan in the oven and cook until the eggs are firm amd the top has browned,about 20 minutes.
Check by sticking a toothpick in the thickest part of the frittata. The toothpick should come out slightly moist.
Remove from the oven, and let it rest for approx. 5 minutes

At an additional cost, you can add 1/4 lb of mushrooms ($5) and/or 1/2 lb of potatoes ($2.50 per pound). Saute these with the kale and onions

With the remaining eggs, you can make deviled eggs or egg salad for sandwiches.


January is National Egg Month, which bodes well for those trying to eat a little healthier as a New Year’s resolution. Eggs contain more than just satisfying protein – they’re filled with 13 essential nutrients and phytonutrients for healthy eyes, pregnancy and brain function. Check out more interesting facts about eggs here. And don’t think you have to limit eggs to breakfast. They’re great any time of day!

Having trouble peeling farm fresh eggs
Here’s a tip from Tom Noble Armstrong Valley Farm.
Steam the eggs!