Recipe For Delicious Istrian Frittata With Asparagus

The frittata is a traditional dish of Istria. It is delicious and rich in flavors and aromas, and it is great for breakfast or as a hot appetizer. The Istrian frittata is easy to make and all you need is a few eggs, milk, vegetables, and seasonings. Typically, it is made with prosciutto too, but this is a bit lighter and vegetarian version. Of course, you can always add that ingredient to the mixture!

Also, you can easily change ingredients and make the frittata with your own signature.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Result

AuthorAnnaDifficultyBeginner

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins

 6 eggs
 200 ml milk
 1 tbsp salt
  tbsp pepper
 7 tbsp flour
 1 zucchini
 2 cloves of garlic
 1 smaller onion
 1 leek
 5 asparagus
 1 sprig of parsley
 1 tsp butter
 40 g grated parmesan

Cutting The Vegetables
1

Let’s start!

Cut the zucchini and leek into medium-size rings. Break asparagus in half and then 2-3 more times. Finely chop the parsley, garlic, and onion.

You can use other seasonal vegetables too, such as mangel, spring onion, peppers, and more. Frittata can also be made with prosciutto and bacon. There are a lot of recipes out there and people use all sorts of ingredients, so you can always include some of your favorites.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Cutting The Vegetables

Mixing The Ingredients
2

Stir the eggs, add milk, salt, pepper, and flour. Mix together all the ingredients.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Mixing The Ingredients

Heating The Pan
3

Heat the butter in the pan until it melts and then add all the vegetables except the parsley, garlic, and onion.

Let all the ingredients bake on the light fire for about 5 minutes.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Heating The Pan

Adding The Rest Of The Vegetables
4

Add the rest of the vegetables (parsley, onion, and garlic).

Bake together all the ingredients for just a few minutes.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Rest Of The Vegetables

Combining The Mixture With Vegetables
5

Add the mixture with eggs and lower the fire to the minimum. Let it all rest for 5 to 10 minutes.

Remove it from the fire and add parmesan.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Combining The Mixture With Vegetables

Baking In The Oven
6

Turn on the oven (only the top heater) and set it to 200 °C (392 F). Once the oven reaches the desired temperature, put the mixture in.

When the cheese melts and you see that the top layer gets a light golden color, the dish is done.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Baking In The Oven

Recipe Result
7

Turn off the oven and take out the dish.

Let it cool for a few minutes and then cut it into 4 pieces.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Result

Ingredients

 6 eggs
 200 ml milk
 1 tbsp salt
  tbsp pepper
 7 tbsp flour
 1 zucchini
 2 cloves of garlic
 1 smaller onion
 1 leek
 5 asparagus
 1 sprig of parsley
 1 tsp butter
 40 g grated parmesan

Directions

Cutting The Vegetables
1

Let’s start!

Cut the zucchini and leek into medium-size rings. Break asparagus in half and then 2-3 more times. Finely chop the parsley, garlic, and onion.

You can use other seasonal vegetables too, such as mangel, spring onion, peppers, and more. Frittata can also be made with prosciutto and bacon. There are a lot of recipes out there and people use all sorts of ingredients, so you can always include some of your favorites.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Cutting The Vegetables

Mixing The Ingredients
2

Stir the eggs, add milk, salt, pepper, and flour. Mix together all the ingredients.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Mixing The Ingredients

Heating The Pan
3

Heat the butter in the pan until it melts and then add all the vegetables except the parsley, garlic, and onion.

Let all the ingredients bake on the light fire for about 5 minutes.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Heating The Pan

Adding The Rest Of The Vegetables
4

Add the rest of the vegetables (parsley, onion, and garlic).

Bake together all the ingredients for just a few minutes.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Rest Of The Vegetables

Combining The Mixture With Vegetables
5

Add the mixture with eggs and lower the fire to the minimum. Let it all rest for 5 to 10 minutes.

Remove it from the fire and add parmesan.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Combining The Mixture With Vegetables

Baking In The Oven
6

Turn on the oven (only the top heater) and set it to 200 °C (392 F). Once the oven reaches the desired temperature, put the mixture in.

When the cheese melts and you see that the top layer gets a light golden color, the dish is done.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Baking In The Oven

Recipe Result
7

Turn off the oven and take out the dish.

Let it cool for a few minutes and then cut it into 4 pieces.

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus Recipe Result

Istrian Frittata With Asparagus

With these ingredients and measurements, the dish is suitable for 2-4 people. Also, it is excellent with a glass of dry white wine.

The Istrian frittata is a tasty dish made of healthy ingredients. It doesn’t take too much time to make and it perfectly harmonizes with wine. The most important thing is that the vegetables soften and that everything bakes well later. After that, just enjoy this traditional Istrian dish, new flavours, and seductive aromas!

Bon Appétit!

Anna
Anna has received a Bachelor’s in Journalism. Through education and volunteering, she has improved her writing skills as well as researching skills which helps her to find the right experts who can educate her about the topic she writes about. Her interest in cooking, home design, and kitchen appliances as well as her technology knowledge ensure her membership in the Kitchentoast team she has joined in 2020. She spends up to 80 hours weekly on researches and writing.