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Stalks of asparagus baked into a cheesy egg casserole.

Cheesy Asparagus Frittata

Katerina | Diethood
This Cheesy Asparagus Frittata recipe is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Asparagus, parmesan and feta cheese incorporated into an egg batter to make a ridiculously easy, yet incredibly delicious and versatile dish!
Servings : 8
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 pound asparagus , rinsed and ends trimmed
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2- cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • dollop of plain , fat-free yogurt (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Lightly grease a 11x7 baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Heat the oil and butter in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant, but do not brown.
  • Add asparagus, season with salt and pepper and cook for 6 to 7 minutes, or until tender, turning asparagus to ensure even cooking. Set aside.
  • Place the eggs, salt, pepper and flour in a bowl and mix well to combine.
  • Add cheeses and thyme; continue to mix until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Transfer egg mixture to previously prepared pan.
  • Top with asparagus.
  • Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Remove from oven and let stand a few minutes.
  • Cut and serve with a dollop of plain yogurt on top of each slice.

Notes

Trim the ends of the asparagus by simply taking the end of the asparagus between your thumb and forefinger and bend until it breaks.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 211 kcal | Carbohydrates: 15 g | Protein: 11 g | Fat: 11 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 148 mg | Sodium: 365 mg | Potassium: 196 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 790 IU | Vitamin C: 4.1 mg | Calcium: 199 mg | Iron: 2.8 mg | Net Carbs: 14 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
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