Spicy Spinach Frittata

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After mixing, this spicy frittata will look like egg-coated spinach, but it will set in the oven.

  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced (2 cups)
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 6 oz. baby spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup prepared spicy salsa
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt, optional
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced, optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro, optional

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Brush oil over bottom and sides of ovenproof skillet, and heat over medium heat. 
Add onion, cumin, coriander, and salt; sauté 5 minutes.

2. Whisk together eggs and egg whites in bowl. Stir in spinach. Stir egg mixture into onions, then loosen edges with spatula. Transfer pan to oven, and bake 5 minutes. Scatter cheese over top; cool 10 minutes before cutting into 4 wedges. Garnish each serving with 1/4 cup salsa, 2 Tbs. Greek yogurt, 2 slices avocado, and 1 Tbs. cilantro (if using).

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 220
  • Carbohydrate Content: 17 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 196 mg
  • Fat Content: 12 g
  • Fiber Content: 5 g
  • Protein Content: 14 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 897 mg
  • Sugar Content: 6 g