• Email
  • Pin It
 

Asparagus Frittata with Red Bell Peppers

 

Contributed by:

Asparagus Frittata with Red Bell Peppers
 

 

0 comments | Leave Comment

 
1 Rating1 Rating1 Rating1 Rating1 Rating (1 Rating)
Loading ... Loading ...
 
 
 

Recipe

Asparagus Frittata with Red Bell Peppers

Times

  • Prep Time : 5 min
  • Cook Time : 45 min
  • Ready Time : 50 min

Servings

6 s

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. California asparagus, trimmed and blanched salt, as needed
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, 8 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 oz. Feta cheese, crumbled (about 1 cup)
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon butter, softened
  • lemon wedges and sprigs of Italian parsley for garnish

Directions

Preparation

1 Sauté bell pepper in 2 tablespoons olive oil until soft, but not browned,about 7 minutes.
2 Stir in onion and reserved asparagus pieces; sauté for 1minute. With a slotted spoon remove vegetables to drain on papertoweling, reserve.
3 Whisk chopped parsley, salt and pepper into beaten eggs. Stir in cheese and reserved sautéed vegetables. Coat the inside of a heavy, non-stick 12-inch frying pan (with a cover) with softened butter.
4 Pour egg mixture into pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven, covered, until eggs are just firm, about 35 minutes. Remove cover; bake until top is lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
5 Loosen the frittata, then cover pan with a large, warmed serving platter. Flip frying pan over onto platter. Cut frittata into 6 wedges; garnish each with 1 reserved asparagus spear.
6 Divide wedges among 6 serving plates, then put a lemon wedge and a sprig of parsley on each plate.
7 *Use a cheese planer or a potato peeler to shave cheese paper thin.

Source: California Asparagus Commision

Leave a Reply

Log in or Join For Free or leave a reply as a guest
Login



Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  Notify me of follow-up comments by email

Posted in