Definition of frittata in English:

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frittata

Pronunciation: /frɪˈtɑːtə/

noun

An Italian dish made with fried beaten eggs, resembling a Spanish omelette.
Example sentences
  • On the menu you'll find fresh pasta, panini, frittatas and both brunch and breakfast fare.
  • You can make deviled eggs for appetizers, spike them in eggnog or make quiches, frittatas, omelets or other brunch-type party fare.
  • Egg-based dishes such as omelettes or frittatas which include cooked vegetables can be prepared quickly and make a wholesome entrée.

Origin

Italian, from fritto, past participle of friggere 'to fry'. Compare with fritter2.

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