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9 Frittatas for Healthy Meals Any Time of Day

March 24, 2024
Courtesy of How Sweet Eats

Frittatas just might be the perfect one-skillet meal: They’re versatile, you can have them any time of day, they’re inexpensive, and they’re quick and fuss-free. Plus, take just about any frittata recipe, and you can change up the add-ins and seasonings to suit your taste. Whether you’re looking for a make-ahead dish you can grab for quick breakfasts during the week, an easy and healthy dinner, or an elegant brunch for guests, you can always turn to a frittata. Here are some delicious options to suit any taste.

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1. Spinach Artichoke Frittata

Spinach artichoke frittata

Courtesy of Cook at Home Mom

Tender spinach, flavorful artichoke hearts, and savory seasonings come together in this low-carb frittata. Since it doesn’t have cheese, it’s also Whole30 friendly (don’t worry, you won’t miss it).

Try this recipe from Cook at Home Mom.

2. Southwest Frittata with Black Beans

Southwest frittata

Courtesy of Tara Teaspoon

For a Tex-Mex twist, try this frittata, featuring black beans, cheddar, cumin, and chili powder. Serve it with warmed corn tortillas on the side, and pass around bowls of guac, pico de gallo, and sour cream.

Try this recipe from Tara Teaspoon.

3. Mediterranean Vegetable Frittata

Vegetable frittata

Courtesy of The Mediterranean Dish

Here’s a frittata with alllll the vegetables, including tomatoes, zucchini, bell peppers, and spinach. With feta, parsley, and thyme, it’s loaded with flavor as well as good nutrition.

Try this recipe from The Mediterranean Dish.

4. Pasta Frittata

Pasta frittata

Courtesy of How Sweet Eats

This frittata is the perfect meal to whip up when you have leftover pasta. It also includes mushrooms, garlic, greens, and Parmesan, so it’s super-satisfying. 

Try this recipe from How Sweet Eats.

5. Sausage, Pepper, and Onion Frittata

Sausage and peppers frittata

Courtesy of Feed Me Phoebe

Sausage, bell peppers, and caramelized onions are a classic sandwich combo — and here, they transform into a protein-rich frittata. It makes a fabulous breakfast but is equally at home on the dinner table.

Try this recipe from Feed Me Phoebe.

6. Zucchini and Cheddar Frittata

Zucchini frittata

Courtesy of Once Upon a Chef

Six ingredients, 15 minutes of prep, and your reward is a flavorful low-carb frittata that uses up some of the extra zucchini you may have around, especially in late summer. Add any fresh herbs you have on hand, or sprinkle in some garlic powder and paprika.

Try this recipe from Once Upon a Chef.

7. Smoked Salmon Frittata

Smoked salmon frittata

Courtesy of Downshiftology

Omega-3-rich smoked salmon, creamy soft goat cheese, and dill all make this frittata perfect for brunch guests. Add a little lemon zest to brighten it, if you like. 

Try this recipe from Downshiftology.

8. Roasted Sweet Potato and Kale Frittata

Sweet potato and kale frittata

Courtesy of Eating Bird Food

If a meal just isn’t complete without some kind of potato, you’ll love this frittata, which includes roasted sweet potatoes baked right in, along with kale, goat cheese, and red onion. Use leftover sweet potatoes if you have them, or defrost frozen ones for a shortcut.

Try this recipe from Eating Bird Food.

9. Light Swiss Chard Frittata

Swiss chard frittata

Courtesy of Skinnytaste

The slight bitterness of chard paired with the richness of Swiss cheese makes for a sophisticated combo in this frittata. The recipe calls for half eggs and half whites, but you can use all whole eggs if you prefer.

Try this recipe from Skinnytaste.

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