Crab and Asparagus Frittata

Crab and Asparagus Frittata: Main Image
From: American Egg Board

Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 25 min.
Total: 45 min.
This frittata is special enough for brunch guests and hearty enough for a light family supper.


  • 1 cup small fresh asparagus pieces
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup thin red bell pepper strips
  • 1/2 cup flaked crab meat
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Tbs grated Parmesan cheese


  • Heat oven to 375°F. Coat 10-inch nonstick skillet with oven-proof handle with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add asparagus, mushrooms, onions, and bell pepper; sauté until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add crab; mix well.
  • Beat eggs, water, and Italian seasoning in medium bowl until blended. Stir in mozzarella cheese; pour over crab mixture in skillet. Cook over medium heat until eggs are set at edges, 5–8 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake in 375°F oven until top is lightly browned, eggs are completely set, and no visible liquid egg remains, 8–10 minutes. Cut into wedges.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 125
  Calories from Fat 57 (46%)
(10%)Total Fat 6g
(12%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(66%)Cholesterol 197mg
(14%)Sodium 348mg
(5%)Potassium 189mg
Total Carbohydrate 5g
(3%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(24%)Protein 12g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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