Asparagus, Swiss, and Ricotta Frittata

Frittatas are impressive, yet ridiculously easy to make. Liquid egg replacement is stocked beside the eggs in most supermarkets.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 8 stalks fresh asparagus
  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • 1¼ cups liquid egg replacement
  • ¼ cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup nonfat ricotta cheese
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Move rack to top of the oven and preheat to 450°F.
  • Trim the asparagus and cut into thirds. Steam the asparagus over high heat for 5 minutes.
  • Spray an ovenproof skillet with cooking oil. Place over medium heat, add shallot, and sauté for 2 minutes. Add liquid egg replacement to pan and remove from heat. Top with asparagus and Swiss. Dollop ricotta over top and season with freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
  • Place skillet on top rack in oven and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven. Slide a heatproof spatula around and under frittata to loosen. Remove and cut into wedges. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 8 stalks fresh asparagus
  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • 1¼ cups liquid egg replacement
  • ¼ cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup nonfat ricotta cheese
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Move rack to top of the oven and preheat to 450°F.
  • Trim the asparagus and cut into thirds. Steam the asparagus over high heat for 5 minutes.
  • Spray an ovenproof skillet with cooking oil. Place over medium heat, add shallot, and sauté for 2 minutes. Add liquid egg replacement to pan and remove from heat. Top with asparagus and Swiss. Dollop ricotta over top and season with freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
  • Place skillet on top rack in oven and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven. Slide a heatproof spatula around and under frittata to loosen. Remove and cut into wedges. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories130
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium200mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars3g
Protein16g