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Italian Breakfast Crostada is one delicious recipe that you have got to try!

Italian Breakfast Crostada, crust filled with italian inspired ingredients.This was a healthy breakfast recipe that I won a contest with a couple of years ago.   This Italian Breakfast Crostada is easy to make, colorful and full of eggs, veggies, and cheese. The crust is made with a refrigerated pie crust. It adds a special touch to your weekend breakfast table or looks impressive to serve to guests.

Italian Breakfast Crostada, crust filled with italian inspired ingredients.
photo by Better Recipes
photo by Better Recipes


  • Preheat the oven, set refrigerated pie crust out of the refrigerator.
  •  Heat oil in skillet over a medium heat. Add the onions, peppers, and ham; sautee’ for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Cook the egg filling in a separate skillet per recipe instructions.
  • Meanwhile, unroll the pie crust and place in the center of the baking sheet. Spoon egg mixture into the center of crust; spread evenly to within 1 1/2 inch of the edges. Sprinkle cheese over the filling. Fold edge of crust over the filling forming pleats; press down lightly.
  • Bake about 25-30 minutes or until crust is light golden brown.
  • Transfer to a serving platter.

Garden Fresh Brunch Tart is another easy recipe to make using a refrigerated pie crust.

This crostada can be served warm or at room temperature. It is easy to pack up and transport also.

Italian Breakfast Crostada, crust filled with italian inspired ingredients.


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  1. My husband is Italian and makes the best breakfasts. He often makes frittatas but I don’t think he ever put cream cheese in them. I’ll have to ask him to try your recipe–it sounds delicious!

    1. I love frittatas…you can use any ingredients and they are always so good. Thank you for your nice comments. I love your blog, I have never seen such beautiful photography.

  2. What a wonderful breakfast treat. Thanks for partying with us on Creative K Kids Tasty Tuesdays. I always love to see what you share with us.

  3. Looks yummy! Congrats on winning the contest with the recipe! Thank you for sharing this post at the Wednesday AIM Link Party. I shared it on my social media sites.

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