A rich and fluffy Baked Egg Frittata (crustless quiche) with asparagus and goat cheese (optional) that only takes a few minutes of prep before baking in the oven. Serve with a large green salad for brunch or lunch.
Happy Weekend! This Baked Egg Frittata with Asparagus which I love calling a “Spring Egg Puff” is just what the doctor ordered on lazy Sunday mornings. The nice thing is, it takes just 15 minutes of prep, then strait into the oven it goes to bake until puffed and golden and delicious.
Reheat the next day and serve with a green salad for a delicious lunch or dinner.
It’s also a nice way to use up extra veggies in the fridge. Sometimes I’ll add sautéed leeks, mushrooms, bell peppers, spinach or shallots.
I especially love the combination of asparagus, thyme and goat cheese, but I’ll often play around with different herbs and cheeses, sometimes even giving it a Mexican twist with corn and peppers.
Use the base as a jumping-off point for your own creations!
Start with fresh ingredients.
To make the Frittata base, beat the eggs until light and fluffy (or use a blender!).
Add ricotta ( or cottage cheese) and fresh thyme (or other herbs).
Prep your veggies. Asparagus can go in raw, or if you like saute with some leeks or shallots, for more flavor.
Layer your fritata- batter, then veggies, more batter and top with veggies.
I like to place the stems underneath and the tips on top- just for looks. 😉
Bake it until puffed and golden.
The combo of goat cheese, thyme and asparagus is divine!
Serve this as a hearty breakfast, or even lunch or dinner with a big green salad.
Hope you enjoy this Baked Frittata with Asparagus! Let us know what you think in the comments below!