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Grandpa DiFranco's Italian Frittata

My Dad (Joe) has fond memories of his Dad (my Granpa) making this dish for him as a child.  Sometimes Grandpa would make it for breakfast as well as dinner.  The dinner version would be accented by Grandpa's home made wine along with some fresh Italian bread.

  • 3 Eggs
  • 3 Tablespoons
  • 1 Medium potatoe, sliced in bite sized pieces
  • 1 Medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 Cup milk
  • 1 Medium sized green pepper - diced
  • 6 Medium sized fresh mushrooms - washed and diced
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped parsely
  • 1 Pinch of Italian seasoning
  • 1 Pinch of salt
  • 1 Pinch of Pepper
  • Toasted Italian bread
  • Omelette pan or frying pan


1- Heat the olive oil in a pan

2- Add chopped onions, potatoes, and peppers

3- Cook covered, over low heat, 10-15 minutes until the potatoes are soft

4- Add diced mushrooms, and cook 5 minutes more.

5- Blend eggs with the 1/3 cup milk, pinch salt, pinch pepper, and pinch of Italian seasoning, and add to pan.

6- Cook until eggs are set

7- Serve with toast

Best Regards,

Steve DiFranco