Cooking at Home - Garden Frittata

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Published Sunday, August 18, 2019

Makes:   4 Servings 

Prep time: 25 minutes

This frittata with its blend of colorful vegetables and fresh eggs makes a deliciously nutritious single-dish meal for breakfast, brunch, or supper.


PICT RECIPE Garden Frittata - USDA
Garden Frittata. Courtesy USDA


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium unpeeled red potatoes
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups Italian kale, or other kale variety
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (chopped)


  1. Beat eggs, pepper, and salt in large bowl, set aside.
  2. Microwave potatoes until slightly soft, but not completely cooked, then cube. (Alternate method without microwave: cube potatoes and boil 5 minutes until slightly soft, drain)
  3. Chop remaining vegetables while potatoes cool. Mix vegetables together.
  4. Heat oil in a 10-inch non -stick skillet. Saute vegetables for 5-8 minutes; add to eggs and mix well.
  5. Pour egg-vegetable mixture into the same skillet. Cook over low to medium heat until eggs are almost set, about 8-10 minutes.
  6. Cover and let sit until eggs are completely set, about 5 minutes. Egg dishes should be cooked to 160oF.


Serving Suggestions: Serve with 8-oz glass of fat-free (skim) milk and 1/2 sliced orange.

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 180 

Total Fat 7 g

Saturated Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 185 mg

Sodium 240 mg

Total Carbohydrate 22 g

Dietary Fiber 3 g

Total Sugars 3 g

Added Sugars included 0 g

Protein 9 g

Vitamin D 1 mcg

Calcium 80 mg

Iron 3 mg

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