Plantain frittata in a skillet with two empty plates and fruits around

Plantain Frittata | Two ways

Plantain Frittata is a delicious breakfast of plantain and eggs cooked slightly different. It's so easy to make yet so tasty. My perfect Sunday morning breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Italian, Nigerian
Keyword Eggs, Frittata, Plantain
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 307kcal
Author Chichi Uguru


  • 3 ripe plantains
  • 1 small tomato chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 Tbsp of cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic minced or 1/2 tsp garlic powder.
  • 8 Large eggs beaten
  • 3 hotdog franks chopped
  • 2 tsp crushed peppers flakes
  • Salt/bouillon powder to taste


  • Peel the skin of the plantains, then cut into rounds about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Fry plantain till lightly golden brown and set aside
  • In sauce pan, heat a tablespoon of oil. Sauté onions, garlic till fragrant and translucent. Add the the chopped red and green peppers and stir fry for about 1 minute.
  • Season with with bouillon powder/salt. Then add the chopped sausages or hotdogs stir fry for another minute. Turn off heat and set aside to cool.

Oven Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F, lightly grease the 10inch cast iron skillet or quiche dish.
  • Mix the cooled stir fry mix into the beaten eggs. Stir to combine.
  • Pour into the greased cast iron skillet.
  • Bake in the Lower rack of the oven for 25-30 mins or until center firms up.
  • Bring out from oven. Let cool for about 5 mins. Serve warm.

Stove Top Method:

  • Lightly grease a 10 inch frying pan ( preferably non stick )
  • Pour Mix into the frying pan or skillet
  • Cover frying pan with a lid, cook on medium low heat for 30 mins or until the center firms up.


  1. When cooking on the stove top, make sure heat is on medium low. 
  2. Start checking for doneness from 20 mins