You can put anything you want into a frittata! Choose any vegetables you want, or meats, bacon, sausage or cheese. You can add less eggs to make it very thin, or more eggs to make it thick. 

The classic method is to fry the vegetables in oil first, then add in the eggs. For a healthier version I steam the vegetables in the microwave. I place a plate on top, flip the frittata over onto the plate and then slide it back into the pan. It come out perfectly EVERY time!

This has 5 eggs with lots of asparagus and potatoes since I prefer a thinner frittata with a lot of vegetables.

Each generous serving is only 171 calories.

See more pictures of the steps how to make it in the slideshow below.


Asparagus and Potato Frittata
This fritatta combination of asparagus and potatoes is a favorite and so good! See the slideshow to follow the steps how to make it. It is not hard!
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6
Calories: 171


  • 5 eggs
  • 2 potatoes small, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch asparagus fresh, cut and trimmed two-inch pieces
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper


  • In a microwavable steamer, or in a steamer basket on top of the stove, steam the asparagus, onions, and sliced potatoes until they are almost soft.
  • In a medium bowl, beat the eggs and add the salt and pepper.
  • In a large ten-inch skillet, heat the canola oil over medium heat.
  • Add the steamed asparagus, onions, and potatoes and sauté them in the oil for just one minute.
  • Pour the eggs over the asparagus and potatoes.
  • Let that cook in the pan, pushing the eggs with a spatula to the edge of the pan so the liquid eggs go to the rim and underneath; cook until most of the eggs on top are cooked.
  • Get a dinner plate and place it upside down on top of the frittata.
  • Tip the skillet quickly upside down so the frittata moves onto the plate.
  • Slide the frittata back into the skillet so the uncooked side goes back in the bottom of the skillet.
  • Let that side of the frittata cook for just a minute or two more.
  • Slide the frittata onto a serving plate.
  • Serve immediately.


WANT IT THICKER?   Just add 1 or 2 more eggs.
OIL:  Use the oil of your choice. 
VARIATIONS: Unlimited!  Use this recipe and technique as a base, and do your own thing with additions of your choice!
Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 349mg | Potassium: 530mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 768IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 3mg


  1. Angie March 24, 2017 at 11:40 pm

    hahaha! I just made another one tonight too!

  2. 1patsysr March 24, 2017 at 11:37 pm

    So good. Funny, I was making this today when Rosanna called. 

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