Sweet Potato and Kale Frittata

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 6

Pack your breakfast frittata with good-for-you ingredients like sweet potatoes and chopped kale. Sprinkle on your favorite cheese for extra flavor.

Recipe by Betsy Nelson
March 31, 2015


tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2
cups diced peeled sweet potato
1 1/2
cups diced cremini or button mushrooms
cup diced yellow onion
cup finely chopped Canadian bacon, thick-cut bacon or pancetta
tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
teaspoon coarse sea salt
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
cups coarsely chopped kale, stems removed
eggs, beaten
cup diced or shredded cheese (such as Swiss, Cheddar or Gouda)


  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Rub olive oil in 12-inch cast-iron or heavy skillet with ovenproof handle.
  • 2 In skillet, combine sweet potato, mushrooms, onion, bacon, rosemary, salt and pepper; toss lightly to mix.
  • 3 Place skillet in hot oven; roast vegetables about 25 minutes, stirring once halfway through roasting.
  • 4 Add kale to top of hot vegetables in skillet; roast 5 minutes or until kale is wilted. Remove from oven. Toss vegetables to mix. Pour beaten eggs over top; sprinkle with cheese. Stir lightly (just enough to distribute eggs among vegetables).
  • 5 Return skillet to oven; bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let frittata stand at least 10 minutes before cutting into wedges to serve. Frittata can be served immediately or cooled and served at room temperature.

Expert Tips

Roasted squash can be substituted for the sweet potatoes in the Sweet Potato and Kale Frittata recipe.

The vegetables that you choose to use in your frittata can change with the seasons. For a spring frittata, try using 1 1/2 cups of chopped asparagus, 1 1/2 cups diced new potatoes, 3 cups spinach and 1 cup chèvre (goat) cheese. Celebrate the bounty of summer with 3 cups roasted summer vegetables like bell peppers, tomatoes and zucchini with a zest of pepper Jack cheese. In the winter, make a comforting frittata with 3 cups diced russet potatoes, 1/2 cup caramelized onions, 1 1/2 cups cooked sausage crumbles and 1 1/2 cups smoked Gouda cheese.

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