Asparagus Frittata

This egg based recipe is Low-carbohydrate and high in protein. To make this recipe lower in fat use four whole eggs and four egg whites. Asparagus is very high in Vitamin K, which makes this a healthy breakfast, or dinner recipe.


• 2 Teaspoons olive oil
• 1 small onion, thinly sliced
• 1/2 Teaspoon salt
• 1 Pound asparagus, stem ends cut off , spears cut diagonally into 1-inch lengths
• 4 Large eggs, lightly beaten
• 1 Cup Swiss cheese, shredded


Pour olive oil into a 10-inch ovenproof frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and salt, stir until onion is softened but not browned, 3 minutes. Add asparagus, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook, covered until asparagus 6 to 8 minutes. Pour in eggs and cook until almost set , about 2 minutes.

Sprinkle cheese over eggs and broil until cheese is melted and browned, about 3 to 4 minutes. Serve.