Cooking at Home - French Spinach Frittata

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Published Sunday, April 21, 2019

Makes:   6 Servings 

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Scallions, spinach, and feta cheese are added to this classic oven-baked egg dish. Try substituting Cheddar, Swiss, or ricotta cheese for variety.

Ingredients

  • 8 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups spinach, finely chopped (if frozen spinach is used, thaw and squeeze out excess liquid)
  • 4 scallions (white and green parts chopped into 1/4 inch-pieces)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. Put the eggs, salt, and pepper in the mixing bowl and, stir with a fork until well combined.
  3. Add scallions, spinach, and feta cheese and mix well.
  4. Put an 8-inch ovenproof skillet on the stove over medium heat and when hot, add oil.
  5. Pour the egg mixture into the skillet and carefully transfer to the oven. Bake until the eggs are set and the top is golden, about 30 minutes. 
  6. Serve right away or cover and refrigerate overnight.

Notes

Cheddar, Swiss, or ricotta cheese can be used instead of feta

Source: USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion 

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 121 

Total Fat 8 g

Saturated Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 251 mg

Sodium 313 mg

Total Carbohydrate 3 g

Dietary Fiber 1 g

Total Sugars 1 g

Added Sugars included 0 g

Protein 10 g

Vitamin D 1 mcg

Calcium 95 mg

Iron 2 mg

Potassium 280 mg