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.

Recipe by Southern Living April 2012

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Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
hands-on:
30 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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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