Asparagus Frittata
Dan Goldberg
YieldsMakes 6 servingsPrep and Cook Time20 mins
AuthorSusan Mulvihill, Spokane, WA,
Susan Mulvihill created this protein-rich dish after switching to a vegetarian diet. Serve with fruit for breakfast or with a simple salad for dinner.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Preheat broiler. Pour olive oil into a 10-inch ovenproof frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and salt and stir until onion is softened but not browned, about 3 minutes. Add asparagus, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook, covered, until asparagus is barely tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Pour in eggs and cook until almost set but still runny on top, about 2 minutes.

Step 2
2

Sprinkle cheese over eggs and broil until cheese is melted and browned, 3 to 4 minutes. Slide frittata onto a serving platter and cut into wedges.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 2 teaspoons olive oil
 1 small onion, thinly sliced
 1/2 teaspoon salt
 1 pound asparagus, tough stem ends snapped off and spears cut diagonally into 1-inch lengths
 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
 1 cup shredded Gruyère or Swiss cheese

Directions

Step 1
1

Preheat broiler. Pour olive oil into a 10-inch ovenproof frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and salt and stir until onion is softened but not browned, about 3 minutes. Add asparagus, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook, covered, until asparagus is barely tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Pour in eggs and cook until almost set but still runny on top, about 2 minutes.

Step 2
2

Sprinkle cheese over eggs and broil until cheese is melted and browned, 3 to 4 minutes. Slide frittata onto a serving platter and cut into wedges.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Asparagus Frittata