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Wilted Spinach Frittata

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lg Bunch fresh spinach (about
  • 12 ounces)
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1 ts Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 To 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • -or butter or a mixture of
  • -the two
  • 1/3 c Chopped onion
  • 1/3 c Small croutons, packaged or
  • -homemade
  • 2 To 3 tablespoons slivered or
  • -crumbled flavorful cheese
  • -such as aged cheddar,
  • -parmesan or feta


Trim off the tough spinach stalks and wash leaves thoroughly to remove any
grit. Shake off as much water as possible, then leave spinach in a
colander to drain. Beat eggs lightly with balsamic vinegar and salt and
pepper to taste. Preheat broiler.

Heat 1 tsp. oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium heat and saute
onion until it is translucent and beginning to brown, about 5 to 6 minutes.
Raise heat slightly and add another 1 tbsp. oil, tilting skillet to coat
its sides and bottom. Mound spinach in the skillet - the pan will be very
full - and turn leaves carefully to evenly coat them with oil.

Cover and cook for about 1 minute, or until leaves are just wilted. (Use a
dinner plate, pizza pan or a piece of foil if the skillet does not have a

Remove cover and give the vegetable mixture a good stir. If it seems at
all dry, add remaining 1 tbsp. oil, then pour beaten eggs over top. Lower
heat to medium. If egg mixture begins to bubble, lower heat further. As
soon as the eggs start to set, scatter croutons and then cheese evenly over
the surface.

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