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Persian Mixed-Herb and Feta Frittata

Serves 4

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium yellow onion, finely diced
1 garlic clove, grated or minced
1½ teaspoons kosher salt, plus more to taste
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon ground turmeric
½ teaspoon ground coriander
12 large eggs
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup chopped fresh parsley, plus more for serving
1 cup chopped fresh dill, plus more for serving
3 tablespoons finely chopped raw walnuts
½ cup heavy cream
1 cup crumbled sheep’s milk feta
Lemony Yogurt for serving
Hot sauce of your choice for serving

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  2. In a large cast-iron skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until it begins to soften, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic, salt, cumin, turmeric, and coriander and continue cooking for 1 minute. Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs until uniform. Season with a pinch of salt and the black pepper, then add the onion mixture, parsley, dill, walnuts, and cream. Mix thoroughly and set aside.

  4. In the same skillet, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat. Carefully rotate the pan so the olive oil coats the entire bottom plus a few inches up the sides. Add the egg mixture and cook undisturbed until the sides begin to set, 3 to 5 minutes.

  5. Sprinkle the eggs with the feta and transfer the pan to the oven. Bake until the eggs are almost set but still a little jiggly on top, 15 to 20 minutes.

  6. Serve topped with extra parsley and dill and alongside lemony yogurt and hot sauce.

Reprinted from “Eating Out Loud.” Copyright © 2020 by Eden Grinshpan with Rachel Holtzman. Published by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Random House.

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