Chef Aaron McCargo Jr., star of the Food Network’s “Big Daddy’s House,” has partnered with Fresenius Medical Care North America to develop tasty, renal-friendly recipes for dialysis patients. The Mini Frittata, which is also diabetes-friendly, is the perfect brunch dish for people living with chronic kidney disease as well as their family and friends.
Yield: 9 servings ( Serving Size: 1 )
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- 1 cup(s) asparagus blanched and chopped
- 1/2 cup(s) onions diced and lightly sauteed
- 1 teaspoon(s) olive oil
- 6 eggs beaten
- 1 tablespoon(s) fresh ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon(s) granulated garlic powder
- 1/2 cup(s) low-fat cream cheese at room temperature
- 2 tablespoon(s) low-fat cream cheese at room temperature
- 1/2 cup(s) Gruyere Cheese
- Non-stick cooking spray
- 1/4 cup(s) chives chopped for garnish
- Pre-heat oven to 375 F.
- Blanch asparagus by adding asparagus to a pot of boiling water for 10 seconds.
- Strain boiling water off and quickly transfer to ready bowl of ice and water.
- Let cool then strain off water, dry completely and set aside.
- Lightly saute onions in olive oil.In large bowl, beat eggs, black pepper, red pepper, garlic powder, and ½ cup cream cheese until well mixed.
- Fold in Gruyere cheese, sautéed onions, and prepped asparagus.
- Prepare muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray covering 9 muffin cups.
- Ladle equal amounts of mixture into the sprayed muffin tin cups.
- Place muffin tin on sheet tray and bake for 20-25 minutes at 375 F.
- Remove and let rest for 5 minutes before attempting to remove from pan.
- Garnish with a ½ teaspoon dollop of cream cheese and sprinkle with chives.
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Mini Frittata Recipe at a Glance
- COURSE: Breakfast/Brunch