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Cooking Up Health: Spinach Frittata

frittata in cast iron pan

Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Culinary Medicine Program offers this Spinach Frittata filled with vegetables, black beans or chickpeas. Add some turkey sausage and enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Portion size: 1/8th
Service size: 8 servings


  • 6 eggs, whisked with salt and pepper
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 small red pepper, diced
  • 1 cup chopped spinach (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil or canola oil


  • Turkey sausage, diced and sautéed until brown
  • 1 cup cooked or canned black beans or chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan or cheddar cheese
  • Basil, chopped


  • Sauté onions, peppers and spinach in 2 tablespoons olive oil until browned.
  • Add egg mixture, stir, cover and cook at low heat until set, about 7 minutes.
  • Cool, then slice and serve.

Nutrition (per serving):

Calories 70.6, Cholesterol 139.5 mg, Sodium 56.7 mg, Protein 5 g, Total Carbohydrates 1.8 g, Dietary Fiber .4g

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Find more family-friendly recipes and healthy eating tips in the Cooking Up Health section of D-H Health and Wellness.