More challenging to cook properly than a regular thin frittata, a thick, hearty frittata often ends up dry, overstuffed, and overcooked.

An ovensafe nonstick 12-inch skillet is a must for this recipe and the variations that are linked. Because broilers vary so much in intensity, watch the frittata carefully as it cooks.

ready in about 20 minutes; serves 6
You might need to buy:
  • large eggs
  • half-and-half
  • Table salt and ground black pepper
  • olive oil