Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata Recipe

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Joann Price Modified: March 22, 2022
Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata Recipe

How To Make Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata

Made with eggs, cheese, shallots, and asparagus, this is an easy recipe that makes a terrific Swiss Cheese Frittata in hardly any time at all.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½lbasparagus,tough ends trimmed off
  • ½cupshallots,chopped
  • 2tspbutter
  • 3eggs,large
  • 5egg whites,large
  • 1tbsp1% milk
  • 2tbspfresh grated pecorino romano
  • 3ozreduced fat Swiss cheese,I used Sargento
  • salt and fresh pepper,to taste

Instructions

  1. Steam asparagus crisp and tender for about 3 to 4 minutes. Thinly slice on the diagonal into ½-inch pieces.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. Heat butter in a 10-inch oven-safe skillet over medium heat. Stir in shallots and saute for about 4 to 5 minutes until golden.

  4. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, egg whites, grated cheese, milk, salt, and pepper. Add the swiss cheese and mix well.

  5. Add eggs to the skillet making sure eggs cover the asparagus. Cook on medium for about 4 minutes, until the edges begin to set.

  6. Move the skillet to oven. Cook for about 16 to 18 minutes or until frittata is completely cooked.

  7. Cut into 4 to 6 equal wedges. Serve hot.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 205.64kcal
  • Fat: 12.21g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.77g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.56g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.96g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.85g
  • Fiber: 1.96g
  • Sugar: 3.51g
  • Protein: 16.64g
  • Cholesterol: 149.10mg
  • Sodium: 404.71mg
  • Calcium: 261.23mg
  • Potassium: 312.80mg
  • Iron: 2.17mg
  • Vitamin A: 142.41µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.78mg
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