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Asparagus Parmesan Frittata

 
One serving costs about $2.22

$2.22 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,gluten free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:57%

Spoonacular Score: 57%

 

Asparagus Parmesan Frittata might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 224 calories, 14g of protein, and 14g of fat. For $2.11 per serving, this recipe covers 21% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. If you have asparagus, quart bring several water to a boil in a, pepper, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the salt you could follow this main course with the Apple Turnovers Recipe as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 59%. This score is solid. Try Asparagus and Parmesan Frittata, Asparagus-Ricotta Frittata with Parmesan, and Parmesan Ham Frittata for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 lb
1 lb asparagus
asparagus
0.25 cups
0.25 cups shredded fresh basil leaves
shredded fresh basil leaves
1 tsp
1 tsp black pepper
black pepper
6 large
6 large eggs
eggs
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps parmesan cheese
parmesan cheese
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps salt
salt
3 medium
3 medium shallots
shallots
some
some snap peas
snap peas
1 qt
1 qt water
water
1 lb asparagus
1 lb
asparagus
0.25 cups shredded fresh basil leaves
0.25 cups
shredded fresh basil leaves
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp
black pepper
6 large eggs
6 large
eggs
2 Tbsps olive oil
2 Tbsps
olive oil
2 Tbsps parmesan cheese
2 Tbsps
parmesan cheese
0.25 tsps salt
0.25 tsps
salt
3 medium shallots
3 medium
shallots
some snap peas
some
snap peas
1 qt water
1 qt
water

Equipment

broiler
broiler
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
broiler
broiler
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl


Instructions

  1. Asparagus. Slice asparagus diagonally into 1-inch-long pieces. Add asparagus and salt to taste to the boiling water and cook until almost tender, about 1 1/2 minutes.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. Preheat broiler. Heat oil in alarge non-stick skillet with an oven-proof handle. Add shallots and saute over medium heat until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add asparagus and cook 30 seconds.
  4. Lightly beat the eggs, cheese, basil and salt and pepper to taste in a medium bowl. Add egg mixture to pan and stir gently with a fork to incorporate the vegetables.
  5. Cook over medium-low heat, Continue cooking until frittata is set, except for the top, about 8 minutes.
  6. Place the pan directly under the broiler and cook just until the top is golden brown and set, 1-2 minutes. Do not let the frittata burn. Invert onto a large platter.
  7. Cut it into wedges and serve.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.22
Ingredient
1 pound asparagus
¼ cups shredded fresh basil leaves
1 teaspoon black pepper
6 larges eggs
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
3 mediums shallots
some snap peas
Price
$4.02
$0.24
$0.06
$1.86
$0.33
$0.21
$0.41
$1.74
$8.87

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • The great thing about parmesan cheese is that a little goes a long way, especially if you're buying the real deal.

Price Tips

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • If you don't have shallots, you can try substituting leek, onion, or green onion along with a clove of garlic. The flavor won't be the same, but it should do in a pinch.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • If parmesan plays a big role in the flavor of your dish (or if you're a serious foodie or serious about avoiding additivies) it might be worth your time to track down "true" parmesan, Parmigiano Reggiano.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), asparagus is one of the "cleanest" vegetables when it comes to pesticide residue, so you do not necessarily need to buy organic asparagus.

  • Parmesan cheese is traditionally made using rennet, an animal-derived enzyme. For this reason, true parmesan cheese is not suitable for vegetarians. You might be able to find a vegetarian hard cheese to substitute.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
251 Calories
16g Protein
16g Total Fat
12g Carbs
17% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
251
13%

Fat
16g
25%

  Saturated Fat
4g
26%

Carbohydrates
12g
4%

  Sugar
5g
7%

Cholesterol
318mg
106%

Sodium
324mg
14%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
16g
32%

Vitamin K
71µg
68%

Vitamin C
37mg
45%

Selenium
29µg
43%

Vitamin A
1951IU
39%

Vitamin B2
0.6mg
35%

Folate
127µg
32%

Iron
5mg
30%

Phosphorus
283mg
28%

Manganese
0.46mg
23%

Vitamin E
3mg
23%

Vitamin B5
2mg
21%

Vitamin B6
0.4mg
20%

Copper
0.38mg
19%

Vitamin B1
0.28mg
19%

Fiber
4g
18%

Potassium
520mg
15%

Calcium
144mg
14%

Zinc
2mg
14%

Vitamin B12
0.79µg
13%

Magnesium
47mg
12%

Vitamin D
1µg
11%

Vitamin B3
1mg
8%

covered percent of daily need

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