Cast Iron Skillet Wild Rice and Pepper Frittata

Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 08:04 AM

1 tbsp olive oil

1 large shallot

1 clove garlic, minced

1 c chopped mushroom caps

1 large roasted red pepper,chopped

1 c cooked wild rice

3\8 tsp salt

1\4 tsp black pepper

1\8 tsp paprika

6 eggs

1\4 c shredded Asiago cheese

Preheat Broiler

Heat a large cast iron skillet with a  olive oil.Add shallot & garlic. Cook over medium heat 1 min. Add mushrooms.Cook & stir 5 mins. til tender.Stir in red pepper,wild rice,1\4 tsp of the salt,1\8 tsp of the black pepper,and the paprika.Cook & stir over high heat 1  min. so as to heat the rice & evaporate some of the liquid.Turn off heat.Coat bottom & sides of skillet with nonstick cooking spray.Beat eggs in a bowl with remaining 1\8 tsp salt & 1\8 tsp pepper.Pour eggs over rice mixture. Cook over medium heat,tilting the skillet to spread the eggs over the rice.When the eggs are set but still glossy,sprinkle on the Asiago.Place cast iron skillet under the broiler. Broil 3-4 mins. until the cheese melts & the frittata edges are browned. Remove from oven.Let sit 2-3 mins to firm up.Loosen edges & cut into wedges to serve.

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