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Asparagus Frittata Recipe

4:46 PM, May 3, 2012   |    comments
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Serves: 4
Cook Time: 30 minutes

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  • 1 cup water
  • 2/3 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 cups egg substitute
  • 5 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese           


  1. In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water; drain and pat dry. In a 10-in. ovenproof skillet, sauté onion in oil until tender. Add parsley and asparagus; toss to coat.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the egg substitute, 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
  3. Pour over the asparagus mixture; cover and cook over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until eggs are nearly set. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan.
  4. Place uncovered skillet in the broiler, 6 in. from the heat, for 2 minutes or until eggs are set.
  5. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Cut into quarters. Serve immediately.


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