North Carolina SweetPotato Frittata

North Carolina SweetPotato Frittata

 

1          medium sweetpotato

1          sweet, mild onion, such as Maui or Vidalia

1          green bell pepper

1          tablespoon vegetable oil

3/4       cup sliced, julienned country ham

1          tablespoon butter

6          eggs

Salt and pepper to taste

 

  1. class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; COLOR: black; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in">Peel sweetpotato; cut into 1/4-inch cubes.  Cook sweetpotato cubes in boiling, salted water until tender, about 8 minutes; drain and set aside. 
  2. class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; COLOR: black; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in">Chop onion and green pepper.  Heat oil in omelet pan; sauté onion and bell pepper tender, about 2 minutes. 
  3. class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; COLOR: black; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in">Stir in cooked sweetpotatoes and ham.  Sauté 1 minute.  Add butter to omelet pan. 
  4. class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; COLOR: black; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in">Beat eggs and season with salt and pepper.  Pour eggs into omelet pan and stir with a fork.  Cover pan and cook about 3 minutes to set egg. 
  5. class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; COLOR: black; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in">Uncover and place pan under hot broiler until top of frittata is firm, about 1 minute. 
  6. class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; COLOR: black; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in">Loosen with a rubber spatula and slide onto serving plate.  Serve hot or at room temperature.

 

Makes 4 servings