Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata

Spring asparagus, shallots and Swiss cheese is a tasty mix with eggs in this lost weight frittata which is best for breakfast, lunch or supper!

Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata
Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata

Frittatas are the best breakfast or breakfast requirement. Likewise excellent to make ahead for meal preparation. I generally make them with whatever I have on hand. In the spring, asparagus is fantastic with Swiss cheese, however you can likewise utilize mozzarella or Havarti. Some other egg meals you might enjoy Tomato and Zucchini Frittata, Spinach and Feta Frittata or Broccoli and Cheese Quiche.

asparagus and eggs in a pan

This is truly filling, and the leftovers for best for lunch or breakfast the next day. They are low-cost and a terrific method to clear out the refrigerator. A fantastic choice for Meatless Monday supper likewise, with salad on the side.

Whenever asparagus remains in season, I purchase it and steam it right now to utilize for fast dishes throughout the week. It’s excellent to contribute to eggs, salads, served cooled with a basic Dijon Vinaigrette or perhaps to contribute to paninis (LOVE this asparagus prosciutto panini)!

Asparagus is packed with nutrients, it’s a terrific source of fiber, vitamin A and C, and it’s jam-packed with anti-oxidants, that makes it an incredibly star in my book!

Variations

  • Make it dairy-free! Violife makes some fantastic dairy-free cheese alternatives!
  • Egg Whites: I like to brighten frittatas by utilizing part egg whites, however you can likewise utilize all entire eggs.
  • Change it up! Onions or scallions can be utilized in location of shallots. Switch the cheese for whatever you like or have on hand.

Asparagus and Swiss Cheese FrittataAsparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata

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Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata

243 Cals
19 Protein
9 Carbohydrates
15 Fats

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Prepare Time: 30 minutes

Overall Time: 40 minutes

Spring asparagus, shallots and Swiss cheese is a tasty mix with eggs in this lost weight frittata which is best for breakfast, lunch or supper!

  • 1/2 pound asparagus, difficult ends cut off
  • 1/2 cup shallots, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons salted butter
  • 5 big eggs
  • 4 big egg whites, (1/2 cup)
  • 2 tablespoon fresh grated Pecorino Romano
  • 3 oz part-skim Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste
  • Steam asparagus crisp and tender, about 3 to 4 minutes. Very finely piece on the diagonal into 1/2-inch pieces.

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Heat butter in a 10-inch oven safe frying pan over medium heat. Stir in shallots and saute till golden, about 4-5 minutes. Include steamed asparagus, salt and pepper.

  • In a medium bowl whisk eggs, egg whites, grated cheese, salt, and pepper. Include the Swiss cheese and blend well.

  • Include eggs to the frying pan ensuring eggs cover the asparagus. Prepare on medium for about 4 minutes, till the edges start to set.

  • Move the frying pan to oven. Prepare about 16 to 18 minutes, or till frittata is totally prepared.

  • Serve hot, cut into 4 equivalent wedges.

Serving: 1/4 of fritatta, Calories: 243kcal, Carbohydrates: 9g, Protein: 19g, Fat: 15g, Hydrogenated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 259mg, Salt: 386mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 3g

Blue Smart Points: 2

Green Smart Points: 4

Purple Smart Points: 2

Points +: 4

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.