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Christmas Antipasti: Frittata alla Marchigiana

Omelette Le Marche Style with Mint, Pecorino and Salame

This is a typical Le Marche omelette, a great dish unfortunately considered only a good appetizer, is served in many restaurants of the region as antipasti for the special menu of Christmas and New Year’s dinner.


  • 8 eggs,
  • 50 g of fresh mint leaves,
  • 40 g of bacon,
  • 80g Le Marche Salami, for example Salame di Fabriano
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil,
  • 1 clove of garlic,
  • 2 tablespoons of grated cheese,
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Cut the bacon into the strips and salame into slices.
  • Heat a tablespoon of oil in a frying pan and fry the finely chopped garlic, bacon and salame.
  • In a bowl, in part, beat the eggs with the chopped mint and pecorino.
  • Season with salt and pepper then add the fried garlic, bacon and salame.
  • Stir until mixture is smooth.
  • Pour the mixture with your eggs in the same pan fried.
  • Cook 5 minutes on each side, serve hot and garnish with a few leaves of mint.
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