It’s been unseasonably cold in Austin so I spent the majority of the weekend inside watching Christmas movies and making yummy recipes! I made this mulled wine (subbed my favorite honey instead of sugar) and watched my favorite Christmas movie, Elf! That definitely got me into the holiday spirit and so decided to make a festive Holiday Frittata, also known as a “Holittata” for breakfast Sunday morning.
You guys know I love eggs, especially frittatas because they are just so easy! Plus they keep really well as leftovers…a great dinner idea for all you busy mom’s out there!
1. Info for Healthy Holiday Star Frittata Recipe for Weight Loss
- Cook Time: 15 mins
- Total Time: 30 mins
- Servings: unavailable
- Calories: unavailable
2. Ingredients for Healthy Holiday Star Frittata Recipe for Weight Loss
- 10 eggs (I always use organic, free range when possible)
- 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
- 2 green onions diced fine
- 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine
- several handfuls baby spinach
- sea salt & coarse fresh cracked pepper
- In a large skillet over med-high heat add water (I use water instead of oil, it doesn’t effect the taste and helps reduce unnecessary fat content), garlic, ½ of your sliced grape tomatoes, ½ slices of asparagus and salt & pepper to taste. Saute for about 5 mins until veggies are starting to get slightly soft.
- Next, stir in greens until wilted. Then pour in whisked eggs evenly over the vegetable mixture. Stir in the eggs and cook for a few minutes until the eggs start to set.
- At this time, preheat your oven and set to “Broil” at 400 degrees.
- Reduce stovetop heat to medium-low and cook until the frittata is almost set but the top is still runny, about 2 minutes.
- Once the eggs have start to set, you can begin your decorations! Cut your asparagus tops (see the pic below) to the desired size. You’ll need to hold your asparagus over the top of your skillet and eyeball the size to cut them. Once you’ve found the length that works, use that piece as a measure to cut the rest of your asparagus.
- Layer your asparagus and halved cherry tomatoes until your design is as you wish. I also think a holiday wreath design would be lovely and if you’re really creative, you could use the asparagus to make a Christmas tree!
- Once your design is complete, sprinkle with sea salt and fresh cracked pepper. Put the skillet in the oven under the broiler until the top is set and golden brown on top, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and let the frittata stand 2 minutes.
- Using a rubber spatula, cut into slices or you can loosen the frittata from the skillet and slide the whole frittata onto a plate to serve.
- I served mine with sliced avocado and pumpkin spice latte with homemade almond milk! Super delicious!