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Asparagus Frittata

Made with fresh thin asparagus and Gouda and Parmesan cheeses, Asparagus Frittata is the perfect spring meal for brunch of dinner.  Serve with fruit for brunch or with a simple salad for dinner.

Southern Living APRIL 2012

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings
  • Hands-on:30 Minutes
  • Total:30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh thin asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 12 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Gouda cheese
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350° with oven rack 6 inches from top of heat source. Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus. Cut asparagus diagonally into 1-inch pieces. Melt butter in a 10-inch ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, and sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until onion is tender. Add asparagus; sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Add garlic, and sauté 1 minute.

2. Whisk together eggs and next 3 ingredients until well blended. Stir in 3/4 cup Gouda cheese. Fold egg mixture into vegetable mixture in skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes or until almost set. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and remaining 1/4 cup Gouda cheese.

3. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes or until set. Increase oven temperature to broil, and broil 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown.

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