Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

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  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed of woody ends
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and diced
  • 6 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup Hood® Low Fat Cottage Cheese
  • 3 ounces goat cheese, crumbled and evenly divided
  • 1 tsp dried thyme leaves


  • STEP 1

    Chop asparagus into 1-inch pieces. Steam or microwave until crisp, about 4 minutes. Set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Preheat broiler to 450˚F.

  • STEP 3

    Add butter to a medium oven-proof skillet over medium heat. Add onion and saute until soft, about 4 to 5 minutes.

  • STEP 4

    Add eggs, cottage cheese, 2 ounces of the goat cheese and thyme to a large bowl. Mix well.

  • STEP 5

    Arrange asparagus in the skillet, spreading it and the red onion evenly in the pan. Top with the egg mixture.

  • STEP 6

    Reduce heat to medium-low and cook eggs until they are set, about 15 to 20 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top and broil the frittata, in the skillet, for 2-3 minutes.

  • STEP 7

    Cut into wedges and serve warm.

Per serving: Calories: 250, Carbohydrate: 6 grams, Protein: 16 grams, Fiber: 2 grams, Fat:18 grams, Saturated fat: 9 grams, Cholesterol: 305 milligrams, Sodium: 239 milligrams, Calcium: 97 milligrams.

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