Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Turkey Sausage and Spinach Frittata

Yield: 5 servings

Ingredients:

8 eggs
1/4 cup milk
2 Tbsp. cottage cheese
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes 
3 links Italian turkey sausage, casings removed
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped fine
3 cups baby spinach, coarsely chopped
2 Tbsp. chopped chives

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, cottage cheese, red pepper flakes, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper until well blended .  
  3. In an oven safe skillet, brown sausage over medium heat. Remove sausage and drain on paper towels.
  4. Return skillet to heat and add the olive oil. Sauté the onion for five minutes, or until translucent.
  5. Add spinach and cook until slightly wilted, about two minutes.
  6. Stir the egg mixture and browned sausage in with the onion and spinach . Cook until eggs begin to set, about five minutes
  7. Place skillet in the oven and bake for fifteen minutes, or until frittata is puffed and golden brown.
  8. Cool for five minutes, sprinkle with chives, slice into wedges, and serve.