Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata


This easy frittata is bursting with recent flavors from smoky, roasted asparagus and creamy, tangy goat cheese. Ideal for entertaining, busy weeknight dinners or a make-ahead breakfast.

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

I can’t consider I’m about to confess this however this was my first time ever making a frittata. WHY ON EARTH DID I WAIT SO LONG?!?!! It couldn’t be simpler and it couldn’t be extra scrumptious. I’m formally hooked and lastly perceive why Giada says the phrase “frittata’ with a lot gusto.

Not solely is that this dish extraordinarily fool-proof, however it’s protein-packed and filled with vitamins.

Sauté or roast veggies first?

For most taste and caramelization, I choose to roast the veggies earlier than including them to the frittata. This technique is true no matter whether or not you’re utilizing asparagus, crimson peppers, broccoli or zucchini. Alternatively, you may also sauté the veggies in a pan first when you’re a bit crunched on time.

What’s the distinction between a quiche and a frittata?

Unlike a quiche which is baked right into a buttery crust, a frittata is crust-less. As a outcome, it’s gluten-free, low carb and excessive protein. A frittata can also be a lot decrease in energy than a quiche.

Where ought to I serve a frittata?

Since frittatas could be made forward of time and reheated within the oven, they’re excellent for entertaining. Frittatas are perfect for child showers, a Mother’s Day brunch or any day time social gathering. Easy to whip up prematurely and low upkeep to serve, you need to use any substances you occur to have available. In reality, not too long ago I whipped one up on a Sunday and beloved having breakfast prepared after a fast 60 seconds within the microwave.

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As at all times, this recipe is extra of a way than a tough and quick rule e book.

What different greens can be utilized?

In lieu of asparagus, you need to use zucchini, broccoli or Swiss chard. If you don’t have goat cheese, strive feta or pecorino. The choices are infinite.

Your fork is ready.

 

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Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

This easy frittata is bursting with recent flavors from smoky, roasted asparagus and creamy, tangy goat cheese.

Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus (lower into 2-inch items)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
  • eight massive eggs
  • 1/four cup milk (any kind)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/four teaspoon pepper
  • three ounces goat cheese (or feta)

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 400 levels and line a baking sheet with foil.

  • Toss asparagus with olive oil and a pinch of kosher salt and pepper. Lay in even layer on baking sheet and roast for 10-15 minutes or till barely charred.

  • Remove asparagus from the oven and put aside to chill barely. (Leave oven at 400 levels.) Cut into bite-sized items and put aside, leaving just a few complete when you want to “decorate” the frittata earlier than baking.

  • Whisk collectively eggs, milk, salt and pepper in a medium bowl; put aside.

  • Pre-heat massive non-stick, oven-safe pan over medium warmth and add chopped asparagus to the pan. Although the asparagus is already cooked, this may help you grease the pan a bit with the olive oil from roasting.

  • Sauté the asparagus for 1 minute earlier than pouring the egg combination into the pan. Stir as soon as with a rubber spatula then scatter the goat cheese on high in addition to the reserved ornamental asparagus spears.

  • Place pan within the oven and bake till eggs are set, 12-18 minutes.

  • Remove from the oven and slice in eighths. Serve heat, room temperature or chilled.

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Nutrition:

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.7g | Protein: 9.2g | Fat: eightg | Saturated Fat: 2.eightg | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.2g | Cholesterol: 185mg | Sodium: 250mg | Fiber: zero.6g | Sugar: zero.7g

 



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