Spring Onion and Asparagus Frittata

SPRING IS HERE and with it some of my favorite seasonal fruits and vegetables. I cannot wait to see all the beautiful jeweled strawberries at the Inwood Farmer’s Market. But right NOW, we’re in the teeny blip that is rhubarb season. Trust me, I’m working on something for y’all with that (stay tuned!), but at the moment I’m taking advantage of all the gorgeous asparagus. Keep scrolling for a beautiful frittata recipe featuring spring onions and asparagus, along with other seasonal vegetables. Frittatas are great because they’re inexpensive to make, quick, easy and great for meal prep. Hope you enjoy!

BTW, here’s a list of what’s in season in NYC right now:

  • asparagus

  • lettuce

  • beet greens

  • mesclun

  • parsnips

  • radishes

  • rhubarb

  • summer squash

  • turnip greens

  • spinach

  • scallions

  • spring onions

You can find which fruits/veg are in season where you are here.

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Spring Onion and Asparagus Frittata

Notes: Feel free to add chorizo, bacon or sausage, if you’d like. I added some sausage (just eyeballed the amount to be honest) and it was delicious!

Equipment: 8” or 9” cast iron skillet

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp avocado oil or butter

  • salt and pepper

  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes

  • 1 clove of garlic minced

  • 6 large pasture raised eggs, whisked

  • 8 asparagus spears diced into 1-2” pieces

  • 1/4 cup diced spring onions

  • 1/2 cup summer squash, chopped

  • 1 cup of organic spinach

  • 1/4 cup raw pecorino cheese

Process

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Heat 2 tbsp avocado oil in a cast iron skillet on medium heat. Add the garlic, asparagus, summer squash and spring onions. Sprinkle on salt and pepper, then saute for a few minutes. Add the spinach and cook down for a minute.

  3. Pour the egg mixture evenly overtop and cook until it starts to set around the edges. Add the 1/4 cup of pecorino cheese.

  4. Transfer to the oven until the top sets and the frittata turns golden.

  5. Remove from the oven and cool slightly before cutting and enjoying! Sprinkle on some red pepper flakes and garnish with some avocado and hot sauce (always).