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Makes 4 servings

  • 1 medium-size all-purpose potato, diced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups packed baby spinach
  • 2 scallions, trimmed and chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 oz pepper-Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers, chopped
  • 1 bag (10 oz) fresh broccoli flowerets, steamed
  1. Heat oven to 350°F.  Place potatoes in a glass bowl or dish.  Add 1/4 cup water; cover with plastic wrap, venting a side.  Microwave on HIGH power for 5 minutes. 
  2. Melt butter in a 10 inch ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Add spinach and scallions; cook 4 minutes, until most of the liquid has evaporated. 
  3. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, egg whites, salt, pepper and half the cheese. 
  4. Add red pepper and cooked potato to skillet; heat through.  Add egg mixture to skillet and cook 7 minutes, until edge is just set; stir softer mixture in center halfway through cooking. 
  5. Remove skillet from heat and sprinkle with remaining cheese.  Transfer to oven.  Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until set.  Carefully remove from oven (handle will be hot).  Divide in wedges.  Serve with cooked broccoli. 

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Makes 4 servings

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 10 medium shrimp, shelled and deveined, half roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp hot red pepper flakes
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. 
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, salt, and pepper.  Add cheese, parsley, lemon zest, and lemon juice; add whole and chopped shrimp to egg mixture. 
  3. In a small, heavy nonstick ovenproof skillet, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat; add egg mixture.  Stir eggs slowly for 1 minute, then place pan in oven and cook 9-10 minutes, until frittata is slightly set in the middle.  Remove pan from oven; sprinkle with red pepper flakes. 

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