Nonna Eugenia’s Sicilian Frittedda

Nonna Eugenia’s Sicilian Frittedda.


Nonna Eugenia’s Sicilian Frittedda


For 6 Person(s)

For the Frittedda:

  • 2 bunches scallions, washed and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 3/4 pounds frozen fava beans
  • 2 packages frozen artichokes
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 3 cups water


  1. Put a large skillet with a lid over a high flame and heat the oil. Add the scallions and frozen fava beans. cook until the scallions begin to soften, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the artichokes and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Add the salt to the pan and stir. Cook for an additional 5 minutes until the artichokes begin to release some water.
  3. Add the peas and pepper to the pan and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Add the water to the pan. Cover and cook until the fava Beans are tender and most of the water has absorbed, about 20-30 minutes.
  5. Remove to a bowl and drizzle with some good quality extra virgin olive oil.
  6. The Frittedda can be served warm as a side dish or room temperature or cold as a salad.



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