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Fluffy frittata with spinach

 
One serving costs about $1.55

$1.55 per serving

7 people like this recipe

7 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:70%

Spoonacular Score: 70%

 

Fluffy frittata with spinach might be just the main course you are searching for. This gluten free, primal, and ketogenic recipe serves 4 and costs $1.55 per serving. One serving contains 279 calories, 20g of protein, and 20g of fat. A mixture of spinach, olive oil, spinach, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. To use up the eggs you could follow this main course with the Rose Levy Beranbaum's Chocolate Tomato Cake with Mystery Ganache as a dessert. Only a few people made this recipe, and 7 would say it hit the spot. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 74%. This score is pretty good. Try Fluffy Bacon-Cheese Frittata, Fluffy Gluten Free Spinach Cheese Biscuits, and Fluffy, Light & Yummy: Spinach & Blue Cheese Souffle for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
8
8  eggs
eggs
0.22 cloves
0.22 cloves garlic
garlic
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps ground pepper
ground pepper
0.75 tsps
0.75 tsps nutmeg
nutmeg
1.5 Tbs
1.5 Tbs olive oil
olive oil
0.33 cups
0.33 cups parmesan
parmesan
0.5 cups
0.5 cups ricotta cheese
ricotta cheese
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps salt
salt
4.94 oz
4.94 oz fresh spinach
fresh spinach
4.94 oz
4.94 oz dry frozen spinach
dry frozen spinach
8  eggs
8
eggs
0.22 cloves garlic
0.22 cloves
garlic
0.5 tsps ground pepper
0.5 tsps
ground pepper
0.75 tsps nutmeg
0.75 tsps
nutmeg
1.5 Tbs olive oil
1.5 Tbs
olive oil
0.33 cups parmesan
0.33 cups
parmesan
0.5 cups ricotta cheese
0.5 cups
ricotta cheese
0.25 tsps salt
0.25 tsps
salt
4.94 oz fresh spinach
4.94 oz
fresh spinach
4.94 oz dry frozen spinach
4.94 oz
dry frozen spinach

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. In a medium oven-proof skillet heat the olive oil, add the garlic and cook until softened.
  2. In a glass or metal bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. In another bowl, beat the egg yolks and stir in the spinach and ricotta cheese; season with the salt, pepper and nutmeg. Fold in the egg whites.
  3. Pour the mixture into the hot skillet and cook over medium heat until just set around the edges, about 2 minutes.
  4. Transfer the frittata to the oven and bake at 200C until golden and fluffy, about 15 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle the parmesan all over the top and bake for 2 minutes.
  6. Cut into wedges and serve immediately.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.96
Ingredient
8 eggs
2 cloves garlic
½ teaspoons ground pepper
¾ teaspoons nutmeg
1.5 Tbs olive oil
⅓ cups parmesan
½ cups ricotta cheese
140 grams fresh spinach
140 grams dry frozen spinach
Price
$1.92
$0.13
$0.03
$0.11
$0.25
$0.70
$2.18
$1.25
$1.25
$7.83

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.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

Price Tips

  • 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

  • Like many ground spices, ground nutmeg loses its flavor over time. For the best nutmeg taste, purchase whole nutmeg and grate it right as you use it. If you're a real nutmeg lover, you can even buy a nutmeg grinder.

  • 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.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • 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

  • 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
279 Calories
19g Protein
20g Total Fat
5g Carbs
21% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
279
14%

Fat
20g
31%

  Saturated Fat
7g
47%

Carbohydrates
5g
2%

  Sugar
0.89g
1%

Cholesterol
348mg
116%

Sodium
485mg
21%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
19g
39%

Vitamin K
342µg
326%

Vitamin A
7242IU
145%

Selenium
34µg
49%

Folate
181µg
45%

Vitamin B2
0.62mg
37%

Manganese
0.72mg
36%

Phosphorus
318mg
32%

Calcium
285mg
29%

Vitamin C
20mg
24%

Vitamin E
3mg
21%

Iron
3mg
21%

Magnesium
74mg
19%

Vitamin B12
0.99µg
16%

Vitamin B6
0.33mg
16%

Potassium
562mg
16%

Vitamin B5
1mg
15%

Zinc
2mg
14%

Vitamin D
1µg
12%

Copper
0.18mg
9%

Fiber
1g
7%

Vitamin B1
0.1mg
7%

Vitamin B3
0.65mg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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