Vegetable Quinoa Fritatta

This delicious Vegetable Cheddar Quinoa Frittata makes a protein-packed breakfast or brunch.  It is a guest favorite at Skyterra Weight Loss Spa & Fitness Resort, where it is served over fresh greens and tomatoes with warm bacon vinaigrette for a delicious complete meal.

Vegetable Quinoa Fritatta
Recipes: Breakfast
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 - 1/2 cups Quinoa, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 each red onion, small diced
  • 2 each zucchini, rinsed, small diced
  • 1 each yellow squash, rinsed, small diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper, ground
  • 2-4 tablespoons basil, chopped
  • 12 each eggs, local
  • 1/2 cup whole milk, local if possible
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded, local cheese if possible (high quality)
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook quinoa according to package and set aside.
  3. Preheat a large saute pan to medium heat. Add extra virgin olive oil followed by the red
  4. onion.
  5. Cook onion for 3-4 minutes then add the zucchini and summer squash. Add the salt and
  6. pepper and cook for another 5-10 minutes until vegetables are soft and cooked through.
  7. In a medium mixing bowl, add eggs and milk and whisk until combined.
  8. Spray a 13 x 9 glass casserole pan with oil.
  9. Evenly distribute the quinoa, vegetables and basil at the bottom of the casserole pan.
  10. Pour the egg/milk mixture on top of vegetables and quinoa. Top with cheddar cheese.
  11. Bake frittata in oven for 35-40 minutes or until the center has set (doesn’t jiggle).
  12. Allow the frittata to rest for at least 15-20 minutes prior to slicing. You can allow it to
  13. rest in the oven (turn off heat). Slice the frittata into 8 portions.
Notes
One serving is an approximately 4x4 inch slice.
By the Numbers
Serving size: 1 | Cal: 250 | Fat (g): 15 | Carbs (g): 13 | Sodium (mg): 300 | Fiber (g): 2 | Protein (g): 14

 


SkyterraSkyterra Weight Loss Spa & Fitness Resort is near Lake Toxaway, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina.  It offers an all-inclusive weight loss and fitness program in this beautiful mountain and lake setting. Guests explore sustainable foundations of good health, sound nutrition, and mindful well-being, and enjoy daily fitness, outdoor adventures, water sports, farm-to-fork cuisine, massage, educational classes, and more.   Skyterra’s chef Ken Hahn has worked in several high profile restaurants ranging from Connecticut to Asheville. With write-ups in the New York Times and Southern Living, Ken exemplars skillful precision and creativeness in the culinary arts.


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