Crab & Asparagus Frittata

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  • Ingredients
    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 (2 oz.)
    8 EGGS
    1/4 cup water
    1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
    1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (2 oz.)
    1 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

    Yields: 4 Servings

  • Nutritional Information

    Per Serving (1/4 of recipe)

    Calories: 224

    Total Fat: 13 g
    Saturated fat: 5 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 2 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 4 g

    Cholesterol: 391 mg
    Sodium: 274 mg
    Carbohydrates: 5 g
    Dietary Fiber: 1 g
    Protein: 22 g
    Vitamin A: 1370.6 IU
    Vitamin D: 85.7 IU
    Folate: 82.1 mcg
    Calcium: 209.6 mg
    Iron: 2.9 mg
    Choline: 263.1 mg


  1. HEAT oven to 375°F. COAT 10-inch nonstick skillet with ovenproof 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.

  2. BEAT eggs, water and Italian seasoning in large bowl until blended. STIR IN mozzarella cheese; pour over crab mixture in skillet. COOK over medium heat until eggs are set at edges, 5 to 8 minutes. SPRINKLE with Parmesan cheese.

  3. BAKE in 375°F oven until top is lightly browned, eggs are completely set and no visible liquid egg remains, 8 to 10 minutes. CUT into wedges.

Insider Info

Prepare this delicious dish filled with asparagus, mushrooms, crab, cheese and spices for a simple brunch or easy entertaining.

To make handle ovenproof, wrap it completely in aluminum foil.

Chopped cooked shrimp can be substituted for the crab.