Spinach & Asparagus Frittata Squares Recipe: Lighten Up With This 5-Ingredient Frittata by 30Seconds Food

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Spinach & Asparagus Frittata Squares Recipe: Lighten Up With This 5-Ingredient Frittata

Spring is prime season for asparagus. With all the health benefits of asparagus and spinach, this easy vegetable frittata recipe is a must-make. The frittata is quick to prep and has just five wholesome ingredients. 

Start by boiling asparagus until it is crisp-tender. Onions are cooked in a skillet in butter until soft, Add the fresh chopped spinach and cook until it wilts. Add the asparagus and let the mixture cool before adding beaten eggs and shredded cheddar cheese. The frittata is baked in the oven in a 13x9-inch baking pan until the eggs are set. Cool and cut into squares. 

Serve this easy spinach and asparagus frittata recipe for lunchdinnerbrunch or breakfast. If serving for breakfast, you could add some crumbled bacon or prosciutto on top. Oh, my!

Cuisine: American / Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 to 35 minutes
Total Time: 30 to 35 minutes
Servings: 6 to 8

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 12 eggs
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Cook the asparagus in boiling, salted water until crisp-tender, about 2 to 3 minutes. Drain.
  2. Melt the butter in a skillet. Add the onions and cook until soft, about 1 minute. Add the spinach and cook until wilted, about 1 minute. Stir in the drained asparagus. Set the mixture aside to cool slightly. 
  3. Whisk the eggs in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add the cheese and asparagus mixture. 
  4. Pour the mixture into a buttered 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 20 to 30 minutes or until eggs are set. Cool a few minutes before cutting into squares. 

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Elisa Schmitz
I love asparagus. This is an awesome way to integrate it into breakfast!
Tribe
Fritattas are the best...

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