Vegetable Goat Cheese Frittata


Best frittata ever!


Vegetable Goat Cheese Frittata

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Serves 2


2 whole eggs

4 egg whites

1/4 cup parmesan cheese

salt & pepper

1 Tablespoon vegetable oil

1 small sweet potato, cubed & steamed

1 cup summer squash, chopped

1 cup broccoli, chopped

1/4 cup water

2 oz goat cheese


1. Whisk eggs and egg whites with parmesan cheese, salt & pepper. Set aside.


2. Heat oil in a large skillet on high, then add the sweet potato and a little S&P, and cook until they get a little color. (Note: I just chopped up my sweet potato and microwaved it for two minutes in a gladware container with a little water.)


Add the squash, broccoli and water into the skillet and place a lid on top,


then steam for 2 minutes, or until the squash and broccoli still have a little bite.


3. Add the egg mixture to the skillet and spread it out. Run a spatula around the outside edges every so often so the eggs don’t stick.


4. When the bottom has set, and the top is still slightly runny, add the goat cheese and place the skillet under the broiler for 3-4 minutes, or until the top is cooked.




Look at the color in here! Doesn’t it just scream, fresh! Summer! EAT ME!


I don’t know what it was about this particular frittata – but something about the combination of sweet potato, chewy parm and melty goat’s cheese all came together in a trifecta of awesomeness!


I love how rustic it came out too!


Goat’s cheese may have just found it’s new purpose in life. And that is, to melt on top of my frittatas. It’s destiny, I’m telling you. :D


I’ve saved the best for last, which is – you can eat HALF of this ENTIRE pan for 365 calories. That’s it! Just 365 measly calories!!!!


I’m going back for my other two slices as soon as I’m done telling you about them. ;)

Couple of things from this morning’s post:

1. Diet Snapple Peach Ice Tea To-Go Packet (whew!!!) was outstanding…in every way. I drank mine in mere minutes! Thanks for all the recs on the other good kinds too – I’ll be checking them out for sure. :)

2. Glad to know that I’m not the only friendly neighborhood jogger who has been terrorized by dogs, both large & small, nipping at their heels. I don’t know if this will work for everyone, but I finally looked over my shoulder and yelled NO! as I trying to run away. It was actually preeetty hilarious, because as soon as I yelled, he/she/it stopped straight in their tracks and looked at me like – “Excuuuuuuuse me?! YOU’RE going to tell me no?!” as if they couldn’t believe I had yelled at them. Hilarious and effective. Take that little pup.

I love dogs, I swear. Just not ones who’s owners let them terrorize people!

Well, it’s a particularly loooovely evening, so I may try and convince Ben to walk down to my parent’s house with me to snag a little dessert! Parent’s always have something delicious in the house, don’t they? Usually that trend starts AFTER all the kids leave. Why is that?! ;)

Have a great rest of your day!

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  1. Melissa 06.24.2010

    That frittata looks insanely good! Writing the ingredients on my grocery list now! Enjoy your evening!

  2. Sweet potatoes make me smile. That frittata looks divine!

  3. Sara 06.24.2010

    That frittata looks awesome! It’s very similar to one I made last night, except yours looks MUCH prettier and more presentable than mine did…I forgot to whisk the eggs before dumping them in the pan so I ended up with a scramble mess. Still delicious, just kinda ugly :) It’s the inside that counts though, right? haha!

  4. What a wonderful dish! I love that you used goats cheese – it is one of my favourite ingredients!!!!

  5. Ashley 06.24.2010

    I have never made a fritatta, ever! And this one looks delicious :).

  6. Jenny 06.24.2010

    Melting cheese and eggs is one of life’s greatest pleasures!

  7. Lauren 06.24.2010

    So I do think this has to be one of the best fritattas I have seen! Love everything thats involved with this one! :)

  8. Annie 06.24.2010

    omg looks amazinnggggg!! btw, whatever happened with your iron levels? im taking supplements too…

  9. Meg 06.24.2010

    Oh my goshhh this looks amazing. I love eggs and veggies!

  10. This looks great! I have never eaten or made a frittata, but they look so good!

  11. I love the colors in that fritata…awesome!

  12. The Rabbit Runner 06.24.2010

    now I can see the difference between a fritata and an omlette! i never knew the fritata looked like a cake slice..kind of haha. anyways it looks really good so i’ll probably make it soon :)

  13. emily 06.24.2010

    Goat cheese and sweet potatoes and eggs, all together? Heaven!

  14. Court and Whit 06.24.2010

    oh man, the story about the dog and running was hilarious! and BTW, you make some of the best egg creations, looking forward to trying this one ;)

  15. *Andrea* 06.24.2010

    those veggies look sooooo good!

    i am so scared of bad experience being chased by a german shepard on vacation once until the owner whistled and the dog turned around before biting/attacking me, scarred me for life lol

  16. I love just throwing veggies in a pan and adding eggs. Makes a great quick dinner.

  17. Kaitlin 06.24.2010

    Holy delicious, that looks amazing!!! So many fresh veggies and beautiful colors, such a creative meal…I can’t wait to try it!

  18. Dawn 06.24.2010

    That looks awesome!! Thanks for sharing yet another lovely recipe!!!
    Be careful out there jogging!

  19. sharon weaver 06.24.2010

    Parents have goodies because the children are gone. Last longer.. =)

  20. sharon weaver 06.24.2010

    I forgot to add, love the plate too.

  21. Elyse 06.24.2010

    Omg that dinner looks SO good! And only 365 calories for HALF the pan!! That’s like music to my ears :-D

  22. Dream Mom 06.24.2010

    Wow, that looks great! I think the addition of the sweet potatoes would really pop that dish!

  23. Jessica Lee 06.25.2010

    omg, what an awesome fritatta!!

  24. That frittata looks amazing! I thought it was pizza at first glance, lol.


  25. My gosh – this looks WONDERFUL!
    I’ve got friends over for dinner and have been really struggling to think of what to make, but now I know!!
    And the 1/2 pan for measley calories – AMAZING!!
    Thanks for posting the recipe!

  26. Christina 06.25.2010

    Looks soooo good!!!!! I must try that soon!

  27. haha oh god, my parents never have good desserts!! there will alwyas be leftovers in the fridge, but definitely no treats! have a happy friday!!!!

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  33. Jean 05.15.2012

    I made this tonight (substituting sun dried tomatoes for the sweet potato) and it was AMAZING! I read your blog on a daily basis and have never commented, but I couldn’t resist commenting after making this. Thanks for the amazing recipe, I foresee many more frittatas in my future :)

  34. I loved this! Not only was it delicious, but I got a head start on my veggies for the day. Definite keeper!

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