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Ham and Cheese Frittata

Still looking for that perfect Christmas morning recipe…or the morning after Christmas recipe?!?

If you’ve got some diced ham in the freezer, go get it out now to thaw! And use it on Christmas morning to make this for brunch!

If you’re having ham for your Christmas dinner and need a way to use up the leftovers, this would make a fabulous breakfast on the 26th!

Ham and Cheese Frittata

Yield – 4 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 35 minutes


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil ($.10)
  • 2 garlic cloves ($0.10)
  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced ($.15)
  • 1/2 onion, sliced into strips ($.15)
  • 2 cups leftover ham, diced ($1.50)
  • 8 eggs ($.80)
  • 1/4 cup milk ($.03)
  • 1 tsp salt and pepper, each
  • 1/2 – 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese ($.75)
  • Fresh fruit ($1)


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Mince garlic.

Using the flat part of the knife, press down on the garlic clove until it crushes.

Cut off the stubby end and peel off the skin.

  • Chop with knife.
  • In skillet, saute minced garlic, diced potatoes and onions in olive oil.

  • Once brown, add a few tsp of water and cook another 1-2 minutes. Then add in the diced ham.
  • In bowl, whisk eggs, milk, salt and pepper.

  • Pour egg mixture over the ham, potatoes and onions.
  • Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, until the eggs have set around the edges of the skillet.

  • Place skillet into the oven and bake at 450 for 5-10 minutes, or until eggs have set in the middle.

  • Add shredded cheese to the top and bake another 1-2 minutes until cheese melts.
  • Serve Ham and Cheese Frittata with Fresh Fruit.

Cost $4.58