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Avocado Frittata with Cotija Cheese and Salsa

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 2
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Ingredients

4
eggs
1
green onion, finely chopped
1/4
cup + 1 tablespoon grated cotija cheese
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/2
avocado
1
tomato, finely chopped
2
tablespoons red onion
1
serrano chile, deveined and finely chopped
3-4 coriander sprigs, finely chopped
Juice from 1/2 a lemon
Salt, to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500.7
% Daily Value
Total Fat
38.4g
59%
Saturated Fat
11.8g
59%
Cholesterol
409mg
136%
Sodium
1611.8mg
67%
Total Carbohydrate
22.9g
8%
Dietary Fiber
13.4g
54%
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
24.5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
52.80%
53%
Calcium
51.60%
52%
Iron
31.90%
32%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Expert Tips

If you have any leftover cotija cheese, grate it and refrigerate it in a sealed container.

You can prepare the salsa ahead of time and keep it in the refrigerator.

Directions

  • 1 Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • 2 Combine eggs with green onions and 1/4 cup cotija cheese.
  • 3 Heat olive oil in a baking dish. Add egg mixture to baking dish, lower temperature to medium heat and careful beat the eggs for a few seconds. Let cook without beating.
  • 4 While the eggs cook, peel and cut the avocado.
  • 5 When the eggs are almost cooked, top with slices of avocado. Cover with the tablespoon of cotija cheese and place the baking dish in the oven for 5 minutes.
  • 6 Meanwhile, mix tomato, red onion, serrano chile, coriander, and lemon juice and salt.
  • 7 After five minutes, remove baking dish from oven and serve immediately. Serve with the fresh salsa.

A frittata is an easy and quick dish to make. They always add a special touch to the table with different colors and the delicious aroma. If you don’t know what a frittata looks like, it’s similar to a Spanish tortilla or an open face omelet. They are very versatile and it’s fun to create new flavors with a combination of various ingredients. The one I’ll show you today can be made in no time and includes two of my favorite ingredients, avocado and cotija cheese. Enjoy!

Rate and Comment

Silvia Martinez Silvia Martinez
September 20, 2016

A frittata is an easy and quick dish to make. They always add a special touch to the table with different colors and the delicious aroma. If you don’t know what a frittata looks like, it’s similar to a Spanish tortilla or an open face omelet. They are very versatile and it’s fun to create new flavors with a combination of various ingredients. The one I’ll show you today can be made in no time and includes two of my favorite ingredients, avocado and cotija cheese. Enjoy!