HAM & SWEET POTATO SLOW COOKER QUITTATA

 

A few years ago there was no way you would EVER get me to eat eggs…unless they were in a cake.  After finding out I had Celiac I found my breakfast options were limited or at least that was what I thought. I was so use to eating bagels, cereal and muffins that I felt lost without my gluteny AM carb fix. 
 
Feeling limited I decided to start with an egg white omelet, loaded with veggies, cheese and the taste hidden with hot sauce. It quickly became my favorite meal.  Over time I dropped the cheese, scaled back on the hot sauce and decided to finally eat the yolk.  Now I make an egg dish every week for a quick meal.
 
Ham & Sweet Potato Quittata and a glass of wine (wine optional)
My new favorite way to cook eggs is in a slow cooker, which has been named a QUITTATA thanks to my Social Media friend Meancor Fitness.   It’s not quite a quiche and not quite a frittata, but it’s not – not those things?  Anyway, just toss everything into the pot and let it cook for a few hours while at the gym or running errands…or catching up on T.V. Regardless, there’s no need to hover around the oven any more.
 
Ham & Sweet Potato Slow Cooker Quittata
Toss some eggs in a slow cooker and go about your business. Return for a simple and delicious custardy quiche + frittata = quittata.
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Ingredients
  1. 12 eggs
  2. 2 c. sweet potato, steamed and diced (or raw and shredded)
  3. 1 c. coconut milk, full fat (gives the frittata more of a custardy texture)
  4. 1/2 lb ham (or any meat)
  5. 1/2 c. red onion, chopped
  6. 1/2 tsp sea salt
  7. 1/4 tsp black pepper (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl (or blender) combine eggs, coconut milk, salt and pepper and whisk thoroughly
  2. Pour egg mixture into slow-cooker
  3. Spread ham, sweet potato and onion across the egg mixture
  4. Cover and cook on high for 2-1/2 hours (for a quicker frittata remove coconut milk and cook on high for 1-1/2 hour)
  5. Go about your business and when you're ready come back and serve
Notes
  1. The coconut milk gives this a custardy texture. However, you can simply omit if you're not into that!
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Comments

      • Gigi says

        Echoing a couple of other questions below – sweet potato goes in when? With the ham & onion? Goes in raw? I assume it’s plenty of time to cook the sweet potato… Thanks!

        • says

          Hi! I have edited that thing so many times, looks like it saved properly…finally. I’m so so sorry!
          I usually used steamed sweet potato or shredded raw sweet potato, but usually the steamed. I mix it in when I put the ham in the mixture.

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