A Make Ahead Christmas Breakfast To Take The Worry Out Of Christmas Morning | Italian Sausage and Spinach Frittata

Christmas morning is crazy!  Coffee is brewing, kids are excited to open gifts from Santa, and if you’re anything like us, after being up at the crack of dawn, breakfast seems like a lot of work which is why we’re having this simple Make Ahead Christmas Morning Frittata!

christmas breakfast frittata

Frittatas are one of my favorite things to make for breakfast – especially busy days.  A Frittata can be made ahead of time, and then baked the morning you want to eat it, or made ahead of time and warmed up before breakfast – however it is you’re making your breakfast frittata, this kid-friendly Italian Sausage and Spinach Frittata will make your life much, much easier!

These Christmas Morning Frittatas are just like the Make Ahead Sausage and Cheese Mini Frittatas I made, just with a Christmassy spin!  I added some fresh tomatoes and spinach to the eggs and switched out the cheese for mozzarella and ricotta.  I used a mini pie plate to make my frittata, but these frittatas can be made in a muffin tin as well – just adjust the cooking time.

christmas breakfast frittata

While you’re making dinner on Christmas Eve, or before bed, mix up the ingredients for your frittata, wrap it in saran wrap and put it in the fridge.  On Christmas morning when you wake up, turn on the oven and bake your Frittata, and by the time you’re done opening gifts, your breakfast will be ready!  Make Ahead Breakfasts are a great idea for Christmas Morning so that you’re able to spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your family!

Ingredients:

8 large eggs
1/8 cup cream or milk
1/8 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
1/2 tbsp salt
2 tsp black pepper
2 links sweet Italian sausage, casing removed, cooked and crumbled
1 roma tomato, seeds removed and diced
1 cup chopped spinach
3 tbsp freshly grated parmesan, optional

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Prepare a 9″ pie plate or a muffin tin by spraying it with Pam or a little butter.

Mix eggs, cream, salt and pepper and ricotta in a large bowl until light and fluffy.  Use a whisk and really beat the eggs and cheese for a light and fluffy frittata.

christmas breakfast frittata

Stir in mozzarella, tomatoes and spinach.  Pour into prepared pie plate.

christmas breakfast frittata

Sprinkle cooked sausage and parmesan (if using) evenly over the top.

christmas breakfast frittata

Bake for 25-30 minutes.  The frittata will be soft but not jiggly.  Remove from oven and let rest 5 minutes.

christmas breakfast frittata

christmas breakfast frittata

Enjoy a stress-free Christmas morning!

For the FREE printable version of this recipe, click the link below for a downloadable PDF version.

Italian Sausage Spinach and Ricotta Frittata

Try these other easy Make Ahead Christmas Morning Breakfast ideas:

sausage and cheese mini frittata recipe sausage and cheese frittata easy frittata moms bistro make ahead meal freezer meal

kid friendly make ahead breakfast burritos freezer meal moms bistro

easy homemade french toast sticks make ahead breakfast freezer meal moms bistro


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