Baked Sweet Potato Frittata Recipe

This recipe can also be prepared from start to finish in a large, well-seasoned cast iron skillet. However, an enameled baking dish, such as the Le Creuset®  version, makes for a nice presentation for a traditional Sunday brunch.

Baked Sweet Potato Frittata

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: Potato Frittata
Servings: 4


  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 Large sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 Medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 Medium red onion, diced
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Dried basil
  • 1 tsp Dried parsley
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 6 Large eggs
  • 3 tbsp Half & half
  • 1 cup Gouda cheese, shredded, divided
  • 2 cup Fresh arugula or spinach

Optional: Fresh parsley and basil, to serve


    • Position top oven rack in the center position and preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a medium-sized baking dish with non-stick cooking spray and set aside
    • Heat one tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add sweet potato, red pepper, onion, garlic powder, basil, and parsley. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. 
    • Cook, stirring occasionally until the pepper and onion soften and the sweet potato starts to develop a bit of color, approximately 5-6 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer to the prepared baking dish. Spread into a uniform layer and set aside. 
    • While the vegetables cook, whisk together the eggs and half & half in a large bowl. Add half the Gouda cheese and stir to combine. Set aside. 
    • Add the remaining olive oil to the same skillet over medium heat and toss in the arugula or spinach. Cook, stirring occasionally, just until the greens wilt, approximately 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and spread evenly on top of the other vegetables in the baking dish. 
    • Pour the egg mixture on top and spread with a rubber spatula, if necessary, to cover the entire surface. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top and season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired. 
    • Place in pre-heated oven and bake until the egg is set and the top starts to turn golden brown, approximately 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven and cool slightly before slicing. Garnish with fresh herbs, if using, and serve immediately. Enjoy! 

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