Frittatine Trippate - Omelet Stripes with Grana Padano and Tomato Sauce

Frittatine Trippate – Omelet Stripes with Grana Padano and Tomato Sauce

Hey everyone! Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite recipes: Omelet with Grana Padano, or Frittatine Trippate.

It’s an easy dish with omelet strips soaked in tasty tomato sauce, perfect as a classy Italian breakfast. Let’s get cooking!

Frittatine Trippate - Omelet Stripes with Grana Padano and Tomato Sauce

Recipe by LucaCourse: BreakfastCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy


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This dish is a flavorful omelet, elevated with the richness of Grana Padano cheese and the freshness of tomato sauce.

Made with eggs, milk, flour, and a touch of butter, it's cooked into small omelets, sliced, and served in a savory tomato sauce.

Garnished with fresh parsley and grated Grana Padano, it's a delightful twist on a classic favorite, perfect for a hearty breakfast or brunch.


  • 3 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • ¾ cup flour

  • 4 tablespoons melted butter

  • 1 cup tomato sauce

  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

  •  1 tablespoon grated grana padano for garnish

  • salt and pepper


  • Combine flour, eggs, and a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl.
  • Gradually whisk in milk and melted butter until the batter is smooth and lump-free.
  • Prepare small omelets by cooking a quarter cup of the batter at a time.
  • Roll up each cooked omelet and slice it into strips.
  • Heat tomato sauce in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Place the omelet strips into the skillet and let them cook for about 1-2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle parsley, grated Grana Padano, and pepper over the omelet strips.
  • Serve hot and enjoy the unique flavors of "Frittatine Trippate"!


  • Consistency: Ensure the batter is smooth and lump-free before cooking to achieve perfectly textured omelets.
  • Cooking time: Keep an eye on the omelet strips as they cook in the tomato sauce to prevent overcooking and maintain their tender texture. Adjust cooking time as needed based on the thickness of the omelet strips.
  • Garnish: Sprinkle the grated Grana Padano just before serving to add a burst of flavor and enhance the presentation of the dish.
  • Seasoning: Taste the tomato sauce before adding the omelet strips and adjust the seasoning if necessary to ensure balanced flavor throughout the dish.

Omelet Stripes with Grana Padano and Tomato Sauce FAQ

1. Can I use other types of cheese instead of Grana Padano?

Yes, you can substitute Grana Padano with Parmesan or Pecorino Romano for a similar flavor.

2. Can I prepare the omelet strips in advance?

Yes, you can cook the omelet strips ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator. Reheat them gently in the tomato sauce before serving.

3. What adjustments can I make for dietary restrictions?

For a lighter option, you can use low-fat milk or substitute some of the butter with olive oil. Additionally, you can omit the cheese.

4. How long does the dish stay fresh in the refrigerator?

Stored in an airtight container, the dish can last for up to 2 days in the refrigerator. Reheat gently before serving.

5. What type of skillet or pan is best for cooking the omelet strips?

A non-stick skillet or frying pan works well for cooking the omelet strips, as it prevents them from sticking and allows for easy flipping. Ensure the pan is well-heated before adding the batter to achieve a golden-brown finish.

6. How do I adjust the seasoning to suit my taste preferences?

Feel free to adjust the amount of salt and pepper in the omelet batter and tomato sauce according to your taste. You can also add a pinch of garlic powder or chili flakes for extra flavor if desired.

7. What are some optional additions or variations to enhance the flavor?

You can add diced vegetables like bell peppers, onions, or spinach to the omelet batter for extra texture and flavor. Additionally, you can experiment with different herbs and spices to customize the dish to your taste preferences.


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