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Yields:
4 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Meal Types:
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Asparagus Frittata II

Quick and easy recipe that makes a delicious asparagus frittata in record time.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil into a 10-inch oven-proof frying pan over medium high heat.
  2. Add onions and salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add asparagus, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook, covered, until the asparagus are barely tender, 6 to 8 minutes.
  4. Pour in eggs and cook until almost set, but still runny on top, about 2 minutes. While cooking, pre-heat oven broiler.
  5. Sprinkle cheese (Swiss, Guyere or Mozzarella) over eggs and put in oven to broil until cheese is melted and browned, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven with oven mitts and slide frittata onto a serving plate. Cut into wedges.
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Delicious. Let the asparagus go for 8 mins, and I think the Swiss would be better than the mozzarella
24 Apr 11 by member: jip
I think this was very good, I think next time I may add little ham - I also used fat free swiss and egg whites to lower my cals and fat. Had to bake a little longer, I think the whites took a little longer to cook. But very simple and good.
13 Jun 11 by member: brooks710

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 226 calories in 1 serving of Asparagus Frittata II.
Calorie break-down: 58% fat, 14% carbs, 28% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 134
Calories 226
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 14.88g 23%
  Saturated Fat 6.717g 34%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.292g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 5.521g  
Cholesterol 236mg 79%
Sodium 415mg 17%
Potassium 342mg  
Total Carbohydrate 8.01g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 2.6g 10%
  Sugars 3.62g  
Protein 16.22g  
 
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 27% Iron 19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
11%
of RDI*
(226 calories)
11% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (14%)
 
Fat (58%)
 
Protein (28%)
Carbohydrates, 8.01g (14%) Fat, 14.88g (58%) Protein, 16.22g (28%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories