A slice of sweet potato frittata with asparagus on a plate with salad on a stick.
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5 from 8 votes

Sweet Potato Frittata with Asparagus

For this quick and easy frittata, sweet potatoes not only look like ochre jewels within the blanket of fluffy egg, but they add a lovely sweetness. It's a no-fuss midweek meal that's ready in just 20 minutes
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6
Calories: 143kcal
Author: Kate Hackworthy | Veggie Desserts

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small sweet potato (about 150g) peeled and sliced thinly, slices halved
  • 1 onion diced
  • 6 eggs
  • 50 g cheddar cheese grated
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 spears asparagus

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in an ovenproof frying pan and add the onion and sweet potato. Cook over a medium/low heat for about 8-10 mins until softened and golden.
    How to make sweet potato frittata: step 2 - cook the onion and sweet potato until soft and golden
  • Beat the eggs in a bowl or jug, then mix in the cheese, salt and pepper.  
    How to make sweet potato frittata: step 3 - Beat the eggs in a bowl or jug, then mix in the cheese, salt and pepper.
  • Pour into the frying pan over the vegetables and arrange the asparagus on top. 
    step 4 - Pour into the frying pan over the vegetables and arrange the asparagus on top. Cook on the stovetop over a medium/low heat for about 5 minutes, or until the base and edges begins to set, but the centre is still liquid.
  • Cook on the stovetop over a medium/low heat for about 5 minutes, or until the base and edges begins to set, but the centre is still liquid. 
    Meanwhile, turn on the grill to heat it up.
    step 5 - Place the pan under a hot grill for a few more minutes until the top begins to puff up and is lightly browned.
  • Place the pan under a hot grill for a few more minutes until the top begins to puff up and is lightly browned.
  • Cut into wedges and enjoy warm or cold.

Nutrition

Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 172mg | Sodium: 126mg | Potassium: 168mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3410IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1mg