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Asparagus, broad beans & feta frittata

asparagus broad beans and feta frittata

A delicious frittata recipe, this asparagus, broad beans and feta frittata is perfect for a light dinner or brunch, cold buffet or a tasty proteins-rich snack before of after hitting the gym. Versatile and delicious, this frittata is easy to make and great to use up some asparagus or feta cheese leftovers. Filling and rich in fibers and proteins, it is ideal to keep those hunger pangs at bay.

What you need for this Asparagus, Broad Beans and Feta Frittata

  • 6-7 asparagus
  • a handful of broad beans
  • a little of feta cheese
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1 garlic clove
  • a little of extra virgin olive oil
Asparagus broad beans and feta cheese frittata

Asparagus, Broad Beans and Feta Frittata

A delicious frittata recipe for the Spring, rich in protein and great for brunch, a light meal or a cold buffet.
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Italian, Mediterranean
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 6-7 Asparagus
  • a handful Broad beans
  • a tbsp Feta cheese
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 sprinkle Extra-virgin olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Steam the asparagus and the broad beans for a few minutes.
  • Beat the eggs adding a bit of crumbled feta.
  • Put the garlic cloves in a non stick pan with a little of olive oil, then when the vegetable are ready, (steamed, but still a bit crunchy) chop them up and add them to the pan letting the vegetables sweat for a couple of minutes to release the flavors, being careful not to burn the oil.
  • Add the eggs and let the frittata cook through on both sides. You can use a flat lid or a plate to turn the frittata.

Notes

Allergy note. Some people, especially those of Mediterranean descent,  may be allergic to “broad beans” also known as “fava beans” also known as “favism”.
Substitutions.
  • Fava beans. You can substitute with peas, or do not use.
  • Feta cheese. Soft goat cheese.
Keyword Asparagus, Broad beans, Feta cheese, Frittata

Allergy note. Some people, especially those of Mediterranean descent,  may be allergic to “broad beans” also known as “fava beans” also known as “favism” so be aware if you are preparing this frittata for people you don’t know. More info about Favism, here.

This recipe can be easily be made with leftovers from other recipes like mine asparagus & leeks tagliatelle and my asparagus, courgettes & celery soup, to help you save you time in the kitchen and minimize food waste.

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