CAULIFLOWER & KALE FRITTATA

Inspired by traditional Spanish tortillas made with potatoes, this healthy frittata recipe swaps potatoes for low-carb cauliflower. 

 

MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 45 MINUTES

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided

1 small onion, sliced

2 cups small cauliflower florets

¼ cup water

5 cups chopped kale

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

½ teaspoon salt, divided

½ teaspoon ground pepper, divided

8 large eggs

½ teaspoon smoked paprika

½ cup crumbled goat cheese

METHOD

STEP 1

Position a rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler to high. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to brown, 2 to 4 minutes. Add cauliflower and water. Cover and cook until just tender, about 6 minutes. Add kale, garlic, thyme and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; cook, stirring often, until the kale is wilted, 2 to 3 minutes. Whisk eggs, paprika and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add the vegetables to the egg mixture; gently stir to combine. Wipe the pan clean; add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and heat over medium heat. Pour in the egg mixture and top with cheese. Cover and cook until the edges are set and the bottom is brown, 4 to 5 minutes.

STEP 2

Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, tarragon, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add the cold chicken, celery, grapes (if using) and pecans; stir to combine.


STEP 3

Transfer the pan to the oven and broil until the top of the frittata is just cooked, 2 to 3 minutes.

 

Nutrition Value

293 Kcal,

21.1g fat,

7.1g saturated fat,

2.3g fiber,

17.9g protein,

7.9g carbs