How to make Frittata with Penne -

The frittata strips give this penne dish an added flavour and make it more appetising

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Penne Pasta

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters


Frittata with Penne

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Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Frittata with Penne Recipe

  • Eggs 5

  • Penne Pasta boiled 2 cups

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Medium green capsicum 1

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 1/2 tablespoon

  • Tomato concasse 1 cup

  • Tomato puree 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Dried mixed herbs 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh basil leaves 15-20

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Small green capsicum finely chopped for topping 1

Method

Step 1

Slice 1 onion. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Cut green capsicum into thin strips. Add onion to the hot olive oil in the pan and saute.

Step 3

Roughly chop remaining onion. Heat remaining olive oil in a non-stick wok.

Step 4

When the onion in the first pan becomes soft, add capsicum and mix. Add chopped onion to the second pan and saute.

Step 5

Break eggs and put them in a bowl and whisk well. Add salt and whisk again. Add the egg mixture to the onion-capsicum mixture and mix well and cook.

Step 6

Add garlic to the second pan and mix well.

Step 7

Stir the egg mixture again, cover and cook. When the underside is golden, flip, cover again and let the other side cook similarly.

Step 8

Add tomato concasse to the second pan and mix and saute till the colour deepens. Add tomato puree and mix. Add salt and ¼ cup water and mix well. Add dried herbs and red chilli flakes and mix. Add basil leaves and mix. Add crushed black peppercorns and mix. Reduce heat and let it cook.

Step 9

Once the egg frittata is done place it on the worktop.

Step 10

Add penne pasta to the sauce in the second pan and mix well.

Step 11

Cut the frittata into strips the size of the penne pasta and add to the pasta mixture and mix gently.

Step 12

Transfer into a serving dish, top with finely chopped green capsicum and serve immediately.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.