Spinach and potato frittata Recipe
. 5 medium sized potatoes
. 1 large onion
. 12 large eggs
. 5 slices Swiss cheese
. 2 table spoons of olive oil
. 3 small tomatoes
. I green pepper
. ¼ tbs salt
. 10 ounce of chopped spinach
. 1 cup of milk
. Preparation time 15 minutes
. Cooking time 40 minutes
Method for preparing spinach and potato frittata
. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F
. Use a bowl to mix half of the olive oil, salt and the thinly sliced pepper.
. Put the peeled potatoes in oil and cook for a few minutes. Add the carefully sliced tomatoes and cook for about 3 minutes. Put the mixture in the oven for about 8 minutes.
. In a skillet heat half of the remaining oil in medium heat and then add the onion and fry till brown. Add the garlic and spinach and fry while stirring for about 2 minutes.
. Scramble the eggs and whisk them with milk, then add the remaining salt and pepper. Add the sliced Swiss cheese and spinach mixture and stir until properly mixed.
. Reduce the oven heat to about 350 degrees, remove the potatoes from the oven and then put them in the skillet add the egg mixture and then place the skillet in the oven. Bake for 5 minutes then remove from the oven.
. It is best served while warm.
Nutrition value of spinach and potato frittata
. The eggs and potatoes apart from carbohydrates and protein provide vitamin b-6 and folate.
. The spinach gives you a healthy dose of calcium and iron. The meal is rich potassium, selenium, zinc, phosphorus, sodium just to mention the main.
. It also contains a healthy dose of calories, fat, dietary fiber. The cholesterol in it however is of concern and can be avoided by using unsaturated fats to prepare the meal and trying to reduce the amount of eggs.
The above tips will help you to prepare this meal at home since most of the ingredients required are available locally.