Now For Some Authentic Italian Prosciutto Frittata – Aahhhhh!!!

One food some people living out in the country would have had access to was eggs, especially during the spring laying season. One of the best ways to stretch an egg is a frittata, a close relative of the omelet in which the eggs are lightly beaten, poured into the pan with some sort of filler, and cooked until one side is done and the other is firm. The frittata is then flipped with the aid of a pot lid, and cooked until the other side is done too. Quick, easy and very tasty. Frittate can be eaten either hot or cold. Cut into thin wedges then made excellent appetizers. They are slos great picnic foods, and are perfect for light meals, say with a tossed salad.

Ingredients:
5 eggs
1/2 cup milk (better if you have 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup milk)
3 slices of Negroni Prosciutto or 3 strips of bacon cut into 1/4 inch pieces
Handful of leftover hasbrowns or canned sliced potatoes
1 clove garlic finely chopped
1/4 cup freshly grated parmigiano reggiano
Handful of mozzarella shredded
1 tablespoon olive oil
Fresh basil leaves
Salt & pepper

Preparation:
Oven at 425 F
Heat up a 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil and cook bacon/Negroni Prosciutto/potatoes. Cook until meat is crispy. Then add garlic. Add a pinch of salt.
Scramble eggs with the milk and the parmesan (save some for the topping).
Pour in egg mixture into the skillet. Stir around so that everything is well-distributed.

Top with remaining cheese and basil leaves. Place in oven until bubbly and firm.

Negroni’s Authentico Italiano selection includes:
Prosciutto Arrosto
– a traditional Italian roasted ham made in Italy using only selected pork shanks and rich blend of garlic, rosemary and fine Mediterranean herbs.

Prosciutto Cotto – a traditional Italian cooked ham made in Italy using selected pork shanks and natural flavorings and is lighter in color and sweeter in flavor than Prosciutto Arrosto.

Mortadella
– a traditional Italian cooked specialty made in Italy based on a 500 year old recipe from the province of Emilia Romagna.

Prosciutto di Parma – the most renowned dry-cured Italian ham, made with the best Italian pork legs, packed in a strictly defined region around Parma, Italy. Parma is a beautiful Italian city known for its monuments, castles, opera and haute cuisine!

For more information about Negroni products please contact:

Negroni Corporation USA
13 Fairfield Ave. Suite 105
Little Falls, NJ 07424
usa.negroni@negroni.com
973.256.0033 Tel
973.256.1108 Fax

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