Spinach Potato Frittata - KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports

Spinach Potato Frittata

© iStockphoto.com/Jason Reekie © iStockphoto.com/Jason Reekie
  • RecipesMore>>

  • Marc Haynes' Loaded Creamed Potatoes

    Marc Haynes' Loaded Creamed Potatoes

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-04-19 15:59:06 GMT
    Ingredients
    6 pounds Idaho potatoes, peeled and quartered
    Salt
    2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
    1/2 cup butter
    1 (6 ounce) carton sour cream
    More >>
    Ingredients
    6 pounds Idaho potatoes, peeled and quartered
    Salt
    2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
    1/2 cup butter
    1 (6 ounce) carton sour cream
    More >>
  • Almond Horse Shoe Cookies

    Almond Horse Shoe Cookies

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-04-12 15:44:41 GMT
    by: Julianne Bitely juliannebitely.com 2 1/2 cup Almond Four 3 Egg Whites 1/2 cup Honey handful of slivered almonds Mold in the shape of a horse shoe Bake 350 degrees for 15 minutesMore >>
    by: Julianne Bitely juliannebitely.com 2 1/2 cup Almond Four 3 Egg Whites 1/2 cup Honey handful of slivered almonds Mold in the shape of a horse shoe Bake 350 degrees for 15 minutesMore >>
  • Zach Pullam of Capital Bar and Grill makes pimiento cheese

    Zach Pullam of Capital Bar and Grill makes pimiento cheese

    Friday, March 28 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-03-28 17:53:40 GMT
    1 lb. Grated sharp cheddar cheese 3/4 cup Roasted red bell peppers—roughly chopped or pulsed in a food processor. Be sure to let them rest to remove excess liquid. 2 Tsp. Onion powder 2 Tsp. GarlicMore >>
    Zach Pullam of Capital Bar and Grill makes pimiento cheeseMore >>

 

Frittatas are Italian-style omelets that are much easier to make than regular omelets since they don't need to be folded and the eggs finish cooking under the broiler in the oven. This frittata uses in-season fresh spinach, which provides immune-boosting nutrients and antioxidants. Eggs are naturally nutrient-rich, so don't shy away from enjoying them in your healthful eating plan. One egg is only 75 calories and contains high-quality protein along with 13 essential vitamins and minerals. Eggs play a role in weight management, eye health, brain function, muscle strength and healthy pregnancy.

Makes 4 servings (4 omelets, 1 omelet per serving)

Ingredients

1 tablespoon canola oil
1¼ cups frozen diced hash brown potatoes, thawed in microwave
1 clove garlic, finely minced
2 cups loosely packed baby spinach leaves
6 large eggs
⅓ cup 1% low-fat milk
⅛ teaspoon salt
½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1.    Preheat oven broiler.
  2.    Spread oil along sides and bottom of 10-inch ovenproof skillet and heat over medium-high heat.
  3.    Add thawed hash browns and garlic to skillet. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes.
  4.    Add spinach, stir and cook until spinach wilts slightly, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  5.    In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and salt.
  6.    Pour over potato mixture, cover and cook until eggs are almost set, about 6 to 8 minutes. Eggs will be runny on top.
  7.    Remove from heat and sprinkle with cheese. Broil about 6 inches from heat until eggs are completely set and cheese melts, about 2 to 3 minutes.


Nutrition information (per serving)

Calories: 260
Protein: 17g (27%)
Carbohydrate: 16g (25%)
Fat: 13.5g (48%)
Saturated Fat: 4g (14%)
Cholesterol: 325mg
Sodium: 305mg
Calcium: 210mg
Iron: 2.5mg
Vitamin A: 1895 IU
Vitamin C: 10mg
Fiber: 1.5g

Copyright (c) 2010 Studio One Networks. All rights reserved.

Kim Galeaz is an Indianapolis-based registered dietitian and owner of Galeaz Food & Nutrition Communications. As a freelance culinary-nutrition consultant, she has worked with many companies, including The Coca-Cola Company, The Kroger Company and Weider Publications, to help position and promote smart and healthy food, beverage and lifestyle choices.