Artichoke Frittata

*This Artichoke Frittata is the perfect addition to spring brunch! The light and savory egg dish is filled with artichoke hearts, green onions, and cheddar cheese.*

This light and savory Artichoke Frittata is the perfect addition to spring brunch! | The Millennial Cook #springrecipe #eggs #frittata #artichoke

Hi there – got any fun plans for this Easter weekend? I’m so excited to be sharing this frittata recipe today because I think that it would be absolutely perfect for a springtime, holiday brunch. The truth is… now that I’m in my twenties I don’t exactly know how to celebrate Easter. When I was little, there used to be Easter egg hunts, beautiful wicker baskets filled with candies, and lots of excitement over the idea of the Easter bunny. I expect that someday, when I have kids of my own, these same traditions will continue. But for now – since I’m living on my own, in a big city – the holiday seems to pass by without much fanfare, save maybe a chocolate egg or two. Any other young people out there know how I feel?

This light and savory Artichoke Frittata is the perfect addition to spring brunch! | The Millennial Cook #springrecipe #eggs #frittata #artichoke

This light and savory Artichoke Frittata is the perfect addition to spring brunch! | The Millennial Cook #springrecipe #eggs #frittata #artichoke

But I’ll tell you, I’m all about the idea of a fun and festive spring brunch! Whether it’s a casual affair outside in the backyard or a more fancy, put-together party, I love the thought of passing a slow Sunday morning enjoying good food and drink with friends and family. In my mind, the menu goes a little something like this: a delicious strawberry elderflower cocktail – with sparkly champagne – to kick things off (our springtime take on a mimosa, if you will). This amazing artichoke frittata for our main course, with perhaps a crispy, crunchy pea salad on the side. Maybe some bacon and fresh fruit, too! And finally, for dessert, we have to have strawberries! You know me… I’d definitely choose either a delicious strawberry tart or homemade strawberry shortcake.

This light and savory Artichoke Frittata is the perfect addition to spring brunch! | The Millennial Cook #springrecipe #eggs #frittata #artichoke

But now, let me tell you a little bit more about this amazingly easy and delicious frittata. The base, of course, is plenty of hearty eggs – how fitting for Easter! We throw in some toasted bread, for heft, and a generous serving of grated cheddar cheese, which gets super melty and yummy in the oven. We also sauté together jarred artichoke hearts, bright green onions, and a bit of garlic – such a yummy combination of flavorful, tangy, fragrant veggies. This mix gets added to the eggs right before baking, along with some fresh green parsley. So many yummy fresh flavors going on here! And possibly the best part about this frittata? Not only is it easy to throw together, but you can make it ahead. Saving that much more time to socialize with your friends, enjoy the Easter egg hunt, and simply slow down a little to savor the day – sounds good to me!

This light and savory Artichoke Frittata is the perfect addition to spring brunch! | The Millennial Cook #springrecipe #eggs #frittata #artichoke

This light and savory Artichoke Frittata is the perfect addition to spring brunch! | The Millennial Cook #springrecipe #eggs #frittata #artichoke

Artichoke Frittata

  • Servings: 8
  • Difficulty: Easy
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This Artichoke Frittata is the perfect addition to spring brunch! The light and savory egg dish is filled with artichokes, green onions, and cheddar cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 14-ounce can artichoke hearts
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 slices bread, fresh or stale
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese
  • 8 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Grease a glass baking dish.
  2. Drain artichoke hearts, discarding liquid. Roughly chop.
  3. Chop green onions, discarding dark green ends.
  4. Peel and mince garlic cloves.
  5. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add chopped artichokes, onions, and garlic and sauté, stirring occasionally, for five minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, if bread is fresh, toast it then let cool for a minute. Chop into small cubes.
  7. Grate cheese.
  8. In a large bowl, whisk eggs. Add milk and whisk until smooth.
  9. Add vegetables, bread cubes, grated cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper and stir together until smooth.
  10. Pour into prepared baking dish. Bake until firm and golden brown, about forty minutes.
  11. Let cool slightly before serving.

This light and savory Artichoke Frittata is the perfect addition to spring brunch! | The Millennial Cook #springrecipe #eggs #frittata #artichoke

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