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Spinach Frittata

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  Fresh spinach/1/2 of a 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed 1⁄2 Pound, stems removed
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic cloves 1 Small, minced
  Shredded fontina cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Ground nutmeg 1 Dash
  Eggs 4 , beaten

Finely chop fresh spinach.
In saucepan melt 1 tablespoon of the butter or margarine.
Add onion, garlic, and spinach.
Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, about 15 minutes or till liquid is evaporated from spinach.
Remove from heat; stir in cheese, salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
Combine beaten eggs and spinach mixture.
In an 8-inch oven-going skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon butter or margarine over medium-low heat.
Pour egg mixture into skillet.
As eggs set, run a spatula around edge of skillet, lifting egg mixture to allow uncooked portion to flow underneath.
Continue cooking and lifting edges till almost set (surface will be moist).
Place skillet under broiler 5 inches from heat; broil for 1 to 2 minutes or just till top is set.
Sprinkle with additional shredded fontina, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 711 Calories from Fat 499

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.7%

Saturated Fat 28.7 g143.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 951.8 mg317.3%

Sodium 1236.9 mg51.5%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.6%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 42 g83.2%

Vitamin A 466.3% Vitamin C 111.7%

Calcium 54.8% Iron 55.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spinach Frittata Recipe