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4 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Meal Types:
Main Dishes
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Asparagus Frittata

Easy to make, quick, and healthy egg frittata with asparagus, potato, onion, garlic.



  1. Roast asparagus to taste.
  2. Beat together eggs and 1 oz shredded parmesan, salt and pepper to taste, and rosemary if desired/on hand.
  3. Heat olive oil in skillet, and cook garlic (crushed with side of kitchen knife) in it until garlic is softened. This infuses olive oil with garlic flavor, so you can either leave the garlic in, or remove it, depending on preference.
  4. Add onions and potatoes to skillet, and cook until potatoes are cooked through and golden brown.
  5. Add roasted asparagus and mix to combine. Pour egg mixture on top, and combine again.
  6. Cook until bottom of eggs have set up, and top is just beginning to do so.
  7. Top with remaining parmesan cheese, and put into oven set to high broil, until eggs are finished cooking and cheese browns (keep an eye on it, this happens very quickly! About 2 minutes).
  8. Cool for 3-5 minutes and serve. Enjoy!
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Nope - too many points. Works out to 9 (that's a lot of a person's daily allowance for one thing). You could help if you cut the eggs to 3 eggs with yolks and uses 4 egg whites (no yolks). Haven't figured out how many calories that pulls out. It's pretty high in fat and not that high in fiber.
04 Aug 09 by member: softballcutie
Great recipe but not for phase 1 of South Beach. Pull ou the potatoes and it would be ok. If I wasn't doing South Beach and watching carbs, this would be a great easy dinner served with a side salad and maybe some fresh salsa.
15 Apr 10 by member: AliannaRenae
Too many calories.Maybe if I planned to eat only one meal and a snack for the day..or maybe for a Sunday Brunch meal, with a light dinner...However, Sounds very tasty!
15 Apr 10 by member: polarbear1071


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Nutrition summary:

There are 422 calories in 1 serving of Asparagus Frittata.
Calorie break-down: 45% fat, 36% carbs, 19% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 190
Calories 422
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 21.16g 33%
  Saturated Fat 5.905g 30%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.367g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 10.97g  
Cholesterol 378mg 126%
Sodium 318mg 13%
Potassium 1215mg  
Total Carbohydrate 38.08g 13%
  Dietary Fiber 4.8g 19%
  Sugars 4.46g  
Protein 20.31g  
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 304%
Calcium 86% Iron 98%
of RDI*
(422 calories)
21% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (36%)
Fat (45%)
Protein (19%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories