Zucchini and Mint A Frittata to Remember

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Egg Zucchini Skillet Pie with Mint

Kim O'Donnel Recipe Mint and Zucchini Frittata

Frittata Egg Recipe

More than any other herb, it’s mint that gives me that heady rush signaling a release from winter’s suffocating grip. Long before the red buds bloom, the dogwoods pop forth, and the wisteria lazily cascades across the back porch trellis mint have the courage to surface.

The smell of mint is the smell of spring in Kentucky. No wonder we love our Mint Juleps so much!

When I found a recipe combining eggs with mint, I really thought the author had gone off her Seattle rocker. I’m talking about Kim O’Donnel of course. But turns out, she is on to something with this simple egg recipe.

For a weekend brunch, I think you will enjoy this taste of the season. The mint whispers ever so enticingly. The eggs giggle with the addition of a summer squash or zucchini. Can you ever really have enough zucchini recipes?

We call it Egg Skillet Pie….but if you insist on being the Culinary Police it’s really a Frittata.

I don’t care what you call it, just so long as you try it.


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About Joyce

Joyce Friend Pinson is a regional farm-to-table columnist for the Appalachian-News Express. She is a local television host. Her column show and blog, Friends Drift Inn, explores food, gardening, and real life farm-to-table stories from the perspective of a baby boomer in Appalachia. Joyce has a background in agriculture, media, and small business. Joyce is an heirloom gardening addict and home canner. She has a penchant for big hats, pointy toed shoes, and bourbon. Along with her husband Charlie, Joyce really does live in a barn where they ballroom dance. And laugh. And cook. And giggle.