simple spinach farmhouse fritatta in a cast iron skillet
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Simple Spinach Farmhouse Fritatta

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This Simple Spinach Farmhouse Frittata recipe is a hearty, one skillet meal that is made with crispy potatoes, spinach, egg batter then topped with cheese. This ones an easy one to make any time of the day.

I love breakfast foods. They are fun to have any time of day so in our house, they are never limited to just the morning hour. In fact, this was served for todays lunch. Its a simple, hearty farmhouse skillet. Easy for anyone to whip up and serve no matter what time of day it is. 

What You’ll Need To Make This Simple Spinach Farmhouse Fritatta

⅓ cup (72g) of coconut oil

3 medium potatoes

⅔ cup (160g) of milk

1 tbsp (.2g) chives

3 cups (90g) of fresh spinach

8 eggs

2 cups (490g) of monterey jack cheese

1 cup (210g) of finely diced red or white onion

1 1/2 tsp (9g) sea salt

1/2 (1.6g) cracked black pepper

Tools:

 Cast iron pan (optional)

Directions:

Heat the oven to 425℉/218℃. In a large skillet, heat up the coconut oil. While the skillet is heating peel potatoes and dice into small cubes as shown.

potatoes being cut up on a cutting board for spinach fritatta

Once the oil is hot, add the potatoes with a bit of salt and pepper. While the potatoes cook, begin dicing up the onion and garlic cloves.

diced potatoes in a cast iron skillet

After the potatoes begin to soften (about 10 minutes), add the onions. Give the potatoes and onions a stir to incorporate them.

diced potatoes and red onion cooking a skillet

Let them cook until crisp. During this time, go ahead and grate the cheese if not using pre shredded. When the potatoes appear cooked and golden, add the spinach and minced garlic.

skillet with spinach, onions, potatoes cooking

Make sure to give everything a good stir when adding as to coat all the veggies in the coconut oil.

measuring cup with eggs, cream and chives

In a bowl, crack the 8 eggs, add the milk and the chives and mix. Once the spinach is cooked down a bit turn the heat off.

Pour the egg batter over the entire contents of the pan.

Sprinkle all the cheese over the top and pop into the oven to allow the eggs to cook, approximately 10-12 minutes.

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simple spinach farmhouse fritatta in a cast iron skillet

Simple Farmhouse Spinach Fritatta

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

A hearty simple fritatta with crisp potatoes, spinach, egg and cheese.

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup (72g) of coconut oil
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • ⅔ cup (160g) of milk
  • 1 tbsp (.2g) chives
  • 3 cups (90g) of fresh spinach
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups (490g) of monterey jack cheese
  • 2 (6g) garlic cloves
  • 1 cup (210g) of finely diced red onion
  • 1 1/2 tsp (9g) sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp (1.6g) cracked black pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 425℉ /218℃
  2. In a large skillet, heat up the coconut oil.
  3. While the skillet is heating peel potatoes and dice into small cubes as shown.
  4. Once the oil is hot, add the potatoes with a bit of salt and pepper.
  5. While the potatoes cook, begin dicing up the onion and garlic cloves.
  6. After the potatoes begin to soften (about 10 minutes), add the onions. Give the potatoes and onions a stir to incorporate them.
  7. Let them cook until crisp.
  8. During this time, go ahead and grate the cheese if not using pre shredded.
  9. When the potatoes appear cooked and golden, add the spinach and minced garlic.
  10. Make sure to give everything a good stir when adding as to coat all the veggies in the coconut oil.
  11. In a bowl, crack the 8 eggs, add the milk and the chives and mix.
  12. Once the spinach is cooked down a bit turn the heat off.
  13. Pour the egg batter over the entire contents of the pan.
  14. Sprinkle all the cheese over the top and pop into the oven to allow the eggs to cook, about 10 - 12 minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 386Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 222mgSodium: 365mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 19g

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One Comment

  • Nikki COX

    This looks fantastic. Ive never tried a frittatta before and am looking forward to trying this. What a great idea for breakfast or brunch.

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