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Quick and Delicious Cast Iron Frittata Recipe!

As the morning sun peeks over the horizon and you’re surrounded by the great outdoors, you whip up a delicious, quick, and filling camp frittata recipe at your campsite that doesn’t skimp on flavor. Today, I’ll be your guide on this culinary adventure as we dive into the wonderful world of frittatas.

The Appeal of Frittatas for Campers

There’s a certain freedom in enjoying the outdoors. This sense of liberty should carry over to your camping meals as well, shouldn’t it? Frittatas are an egg-based dish, quite like an open-faced omelette, that’s as versatile as a kangaroo with a pouch full of gourmet goodies. The beauty of a frittata lies in its simplicity and adaptability. Have some leftover veggies? Toss ’em in. Fancy some cheese or maybe a bit of sausage? No problem.

This is the culinary equivalent of a swag bag, ready to accommodate whatever you have on hand.
I remember a particular camping trip in the magnificent Blue Mountains. We’d spent the day exploring the ethereal landscapes, and by the time we got back to our camp, everyone was famished. A quick rummage in the cooler, a few cracked eggs, some vegetables, and voila! In no time, we were all tucking into a delicious, hot camp frittata. It was the perfect end to a day of exploration.

The Tools You’ll Need for the Cast Iron Frittata Recipe

If there’s one thing I’d insist on you packing for your camping kitchen, it’s a good cast iron pan. They might be a bit on the hefty side, but a solid cast-iron pan is as reliable as they come. When it comes to cooking frittatas, they’re the best. The even heat distribution and ability to go from stovetop (or in our case, campfire) to oven seamlessly makes them the MVP in my camp kitchen.

Taking care of your cast iron isn’t as intimidating as it seems. A good rinse, a thorough dry, and a light layer of oil is all it takes to keep your pan in top-notch condition. Just remember, these pans are built to last, just like your camping memories.

 

Quick and Delicious Cast Iron Frittata Recipe!

As the morning sun peeks over the horizon and you’re surrounded by the great outdoors, you whip up a delicious, quick, and filling camp frittata recipe at your campsite that doesn’t skimp on flavor. Today, I’ll be your guide on this culinary adventure as we dive into the wonderful world of frittatas.

Possible Frittata Recipe Variations

The beauty of a frittata is that it’s essentially a blank canvas. You can paint it with whatever culinary colours you fancy. Fancy some bell peppers? Toss ’em in. Got some leftover grilled chicken? Why not? Zucchinis, mushrooms, bacon, feta – the possibilities are as expansive as the Australian Outback.

Tips for Serving and Enjoying Your Cast Iron Frittata

The final touch to your masterpiece? A garnish, of course. Fresh herbs like basil or parsley add a splash of color and a punch of freshness. Serve your frittata with a side of crusty bread and maybe some fresh fruit. And remember, whether you’re parked by the azure coast or nestled in a bushland paradise, take a moment to savour every bite, every flavour, and every moment of your grand outdoor adventure.

In the end, cooking isn’t just about nourishing your body; it’s about nourishing your soul, making memories, and bonding with loved ones. So next time you’re in the great outdoors, whip up a quick and delicious cast iron frittata, and let the flavours of your journey unfold.

I’d be chuffed to hear about your cooking adventures. If you’ve got any fantastic frittata recipes, favorite fillings, or a fun camping story to share, don’t hold back! Together, we can create a community that shares a love for camping and good food. Safe travels, and see you around the campfire!

The Quick and Delicious Cast Iron Frittata Recipe

Cast Iron Frittata Camp Recipe

Cast Iron Frittata

Chuck another frittata on the barbie! We're bringing you an easy-peasy, customizable Cast Iron Frittata that's as versatile as an Australian swagman. Whether you've got a stash of veggies or a wedge of cheese in your tucker bag, you're all set! Our top pick for this camp recipe? A bold and beautiful blend of plump tomatoes, fragrant basil, and smooth gruyere cheese, bringing a taste of the Mediterranean to the Aussie outback. This is camp cooking with a Down Under twist, promising a bush brekkie that'll have you saying 'fair dinkum, that's good!' in no time!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 232kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 Eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1 shallot sliced thin
  • 1 pint Cherry Tomatoes halved
  • ¼ cup basil chopped
  • ½ cup shredded gruyere cheese

Instructions

  • Prepare a campfire or charcoal for cooking.
  • In a medium bowl, beat together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper until thoroughly blended. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 10” skillet over medium heat. Add the shallot and saute until soft and beginning to brown, 7-10 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low by raising your campfire grate or moving the skillet to the cooler side of the grill. Add the tomatoes to the skillet, followed by the egg mixture, basil, and cheese. Cover with a lid. Scatter a few embers across the lid.
  • Cook until the frittata has puffed up and the eggs are just set, about 15 minutes (check at 10 minutes to gauge progress, using heat proof gloves or a lid lifter to remove the lid).
  • Serve with additional cheese and basil if desired and enjoy!

Notes


Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American, BBQ
Keyword Camping Recipes, Frittata
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