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Healthy Asparagus Frittata

By: Maria A
July 14, 2019

Need quick and healthy breakfast and brunch options? Enjoy this recipe filled with veggies and protein! Did we mention it takes 5 minutes to cook?

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

1 bunch thin asparagus 

1 tbsp olive oil

2 cup beaten egg

2 tbsp skim milk

¼ tsp pepper

½ tsp salt (to taste)

⅛ tsp red pepper flakes 

1 tsp margarine (trans fat free)

¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese (reduced-fat)

¼ cup parmesan cheese (freshly grated)

Nonstick cooking spray

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  2. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. In a bowl, toss asparagus with olive oil. Place asparagus on baking sheet and bake in oven for about 12 minutes. Chop asparagus into ½ inch pieces and set aside. 
  3. In a separate bowl, toss together egg, skim milk, salt and pepper and red pepper flakes. 
  4. Spray an ovenproof skillet with cooking spray. Add margarine into skillet and melt over a medium heat. First add the asparagus, then the egg mixture. Cook for a few minutes for egg to set
  5. Add both the parmesan and mozzarella. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until the frittata is almost set. 
  6. Place skillet under the broiler. Broil until the top is golden brown. 
  7. Remove from skillet onto a plate carefully, serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts per serving: 1 slice

Calories: 95
Fat: 4.5g
Protein: 11g
Carbohydrates: 3g

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