Asparagus & Cheese Frittata

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 22, 2022
This rich and creamy frittata begins in the skillet and ends in the oven. We like this melty, cheesy dish with salad on the side. —Gilda Lester, Millsboro, Delaware
Asparagus & Cheese Frittata Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 5 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 slices Italian bread (1/2 inch thick), cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups cut fresh asparagus (1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded Gruyere cheese


  1. Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, whisk the first 5 ingredients until blended; stir in bread cubes.
  2. In an 8-in. ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add asparagus and onion; cook and stir 8-10 minutes or until onion is tender.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low; pour in egg mixture. Cook, uncovered, 4-6 minutes or until nearly set. Sprinkle with Gruyere cheese.
  4. Broil 3-4 in. from heat 5-7 minutes or until cheese is melted and eggs are completely set. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into wedges.

Nutrition Facts

1 wedge: 325 calories, 22g fat (9g saturated fat), 263mg cholesterol, 779mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein.