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Spinach And Fontina Cheese 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 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic clove 1 Small, minced
  Shredded fontina cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Dash
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Beaten eggs 4

Finely chop fresh spinach.
In saucepan melt 1 tablespoon butter or margarine.
Add onion, garlic, and fresh or thawed spinach.
Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, about 15 minutes or till liquid is evaporated from spinach.
Remove from heat; stir in fontina cheese, salt, nutmeg, and pepper.
Combine eggs and spinach mixture.
In 8-inch oven-going skillet, heat the remaining 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.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 604 Calories from Fat 392

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g68%

Saturated Fat 21 g104.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 919.5 mg306.5%

Sodium 1235.2 mg51.5%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.6%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 41 g83%

Vitamin A 458.8% Vitamin C 111.7%

Calcium 54.4% Iron 55.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spinach And Fontina Cheese Frittata Recipe