Spring Frittata with Gruyère Cheese

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Frittatas are one of the most versatile and easy-to-make dishes. Filled with spring vegetables and savory Gruyère cheese, this one is a crowd-pleaser.


7 large eggs

1/4 cup heavy cream

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus a pinch

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon butter

1 pound asparagus, tough ends trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces

2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved

1 cup shredded Gruyère cheese


Preheat the oven to 400°F and place the rack in the middle.

In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, heavy cream, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper. Set aside.

Heat the oil and butter in a nonstick ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add the asparagus and sauté until bright green and tender. Add the 1 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes and a pinch of salt and sauté until slightly softened, about 3 minutes.

Pour the egg mixture over the vegetables, sprinkle with the Gruyère cheese and cook until the mixture begins to set, about 2 minutes. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake until the eggs are set, 8 to 12 minutes. For a crispy top, place the skillet under the broiler for a couple of minutes at the end of cooking.

Remove from the oven and let stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes. Cut the frittata into wedges and serve.

Servings: 4-6

RECIPE BY: Modernista Magazine | IMAGE BY: Modernista Magazine