Asparagus Frittata

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by cookiedog

A recipe for springtime from the San Francisco Chronicle.

Top Review by bluesladi61

I changed out the cheddar cheese and replaced it with 4tbspn of ricotta whole milk cheese, blended gently with a fork and right before serving placed under broiler ( making sure pan handle is oven) until litely browned. Major differnce on taste - that is the Italian method.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Bring a large skillet of salted water to a boil.
  2. Cook asparagus in boiling water until just tender.
  3. Drain and plunge in ice water to stop cooking immediately. When cool, cut asparagus into 1/2-inch pieces and set aside.
  4. Melt butter in an ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Meanwhile, beat eggs and blend with cheese, asparagus and salt.
  5. When butter is melted, reduce heat to medium-low and add eggs to skillet.
  6. Cook until bottom is set, about 5-7 minutes.
  7. Transfer skillet to oven and bake until top is set. Or broil for a brown top.
  8. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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