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Spinach Chicken Frittata

"When we were growing up, spinach was one of the only vegetables my brothers and I enjoyed," recalls Paula Tuduri, Bozeman, Montana. "So our mom found all kinds of ways to include it in meals. This dish is one of my favorites. Be creative," she suggests. "Feel free to vary the vegetables, cheeses and meat to suit your tastes and budget."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken, optional
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute the red pepper and onion in oil until tender. In a large bowl, beat eggs and milk. Stir in the chicken if desired, 1/2 cup spinach, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses, salt and pepper (save remaining spinach for another use). Add to the skillet. Cover and cook over medium heat until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 7-10 minutes. Cut into wedges.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 208 calories, 15g fat (4g saturated fat), 152mg cholesterol, 533mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein.

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  • anneevans
    Feb 16, 2021

    This was really delicious. I threw in a few sliced grape tomatoes that needed to be used up. I will absolutely make this again. It couldn't be easier and everyone loved it! Next time I think that I am going to try crumbled feta instead of Parmesan cheese and see how that comes out.

  • ReneeMurby
    Jan 23, 2021

    This is very good. A simple weeknight dinner that cooks up quickly. I had my boyfriend makes this one as I had to work late. He suggested using a non-stick skillet and cooking it low and slow as it stuck to the bottom of the skillet and browned a little too well. I liked it that way.

  • jmkasprak
    Nov 13, 2011

    I used chopped ham instead of chicken and it went very well with the spinach. Since I had frozen loose leaf spinach in a bag, I thawed just what I needed in the microwave. With the red and green, it would make a nice, easy Christmas breakfast.