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Asparagus Frittata

31 mins
7 ingredients
$2 / person
Asparagus Frittata

Credit: Woolworths


Ingredients

  • 500g baby potatoes
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 red onion, remove ends and papery skin then roughly chopped
  • 2 bunches of asparagus, trim the ends off and cut remaining spear into 3 pieces
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup low fat milk
  • Salt and pepper

It’s this easy

  • Steam or microwave the potatoes until they are tender, cut into quarters.

  • Whisk eggs, milk, pepper and a small amount of salt, set aside.
  • Heat oil in a 20cm-base, non-stick frying pan over a medium heat.
  • Add onion and cook for 4 minutes or until tender.

  • Add asparagus and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in potatoes, reduce heat to medium low and preheat the grill to high.

  • Add the egg mixture and give the pan a little shake to combine the egg. Cook for 8 minutes then place under the grill for 2 minutes or until the egg is set and golden.


Tweaks

  • Try making a salad using lightly boiled and sliced snow peas, snow pea sprouts and salad dressing and pile on top of frittata when serving. For extra flavour you could add some reduced-fat fetta crumbled to the frittata before it’s baked.

Allergies

Contains: Dairy, Eggs, FODMAPs.
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