Asparagus-Gruyere Frittata

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A protein-rich breakfast frittata with asparagus and cheese. Recipe provided by dLife™.

Yield: 6 servings
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  • Pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt, to taste, optional
  • 1 pound(s) fresh asparagus, cut diagonally into 1-inch lengths
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup(s) shredded Gruyere cheese or Swiss Cheese


  1. • Preheat broiler. Pour olive oil into a 10-inch ovenproof frying pan over medium-high heat.
  2. • Add onion and salt and stir until onion are softened but not browned, about 3 minutes.
  3. • Add asparagus, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook covered until asparagus is barely tender, 6 to 8 minutes.
  4. • Pour in eggs and cook until almost set but still runny on top, about 2 minutes.
  5. • Sprinkle cheese over eggs and broil until cheese is melted and browned, 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. • Slide frittata onto a serving platter and cut into wedges.
January 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by psfreeman and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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