Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 4
Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata
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1/2 bunch, trimmed Asparagus
2 tsp Butter, salted
1/2 cup chopped Shallots
1 dash Salt and pepper
5 large egg Egg white
3 large egg Egg
1 tbsp Partly skimmed milk, 1% M.F.
2 tsp grated Pecorino cheese
86 gm Swiss cheese, low fat


Steam asparagus crisp and tender, about 3 to 4 minutes. Thinly slice on the diagonal into 1/2-inch pieces.

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Heat butter in a 10-inch oven safe skillet over medium heat. Stir in shallots and sauté until golden, about 4-5 minutes. Add steamed asparagus, salt and pepper.

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

Add eggs to the skillet making sure eggs cover the asparagus. Cook on medium for about 4 minutes, until the edges begin to set. Move the skillet to oven. Cook about 16 to 18 minutes, or until frittata is completely cooked. Serve hot, cut into 4 to 6 equal wedges.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 168
Calories from fat 70
Calories from saturated fat 32
Total Fat 7.8 g
Saturated Fat 3.5 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Cholesterol 160 mg
Sodium 296 mg
Potassium 314 mg
Total Carbohydrate 7.8 g
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
Sugars 2.2 g
Protein 17.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 1.1
Milk Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 1.0

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