Maryland Eastern Shore Frittata

Get ready to indulge in Maryland's egg-ceptional glory - the Eastern Shore Frittata!

Yields 12 SERVING

Introducing Maryland's ultimate culinary masterpiece - the Eastern Shore Frittata! Get those taste buds ready to tango with this egg-quisite delight!


  • 1 lb., 5 oz. (12 large Dakota Layers eggs, beaten)
  • 1 lb. (2 cups) sour cream
  • 6 oz. canned crab meat
  • 3 oz. (1 cup) Swiss cheese, shredded
  • 8 oz. (2 cups) Gouda cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 oz. (6 large) green onions, sliced
  • 2 oz. (1/2 cup) red pepper, diced
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • Sour cream (for garnish), as needed
  • Green onions (for garnish), as needed
  • Red pepper strips (for garnish), as needed
  • If using frozen or liquid whole egg product.


  1. Heat oven to 400° F.
  2. Whisk eggs and sour cream. Stir in crab meat, cheeses, onions, pepper and seafood seasoning.
  3. Using 2 (10-inch) skillets with oven-ready handles, divide and melt butter over medium heat. When butter begins to brown, divide egg mixture evenly between pans. Transfer skillets to oven.
  4. Bake 32 to 35 minutes or until set, firm and thoroughly cooked. Let cool slightly before serving.
  5. Cut each pan into 6 wedges. If desired, garnish with a dollop of sour cream, green onions, red pepper strips and a sprinkle of seafood seasoning. Serve immediately.
  6. Note: Do not let uncooked egg mixture remain at room temperature for longer than one hour (including preparation and service time).

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