an omelet with pieces of vegetables, meat, etc. in the egg mixture, cooked slowly until fluffy and served without folding
Origin of frittataIt, omelet from fritto, fried from past participle of friggere, to fry from Classical Latin frigere: see fry
An open-faced omelet with ingredients, such as cheese or vegetables, mixed into the eggs rather than used as a filling.
Origin of frittataItalian from fritto past participle of friggere to fry ; see frit .