Swiss Chard Frittata

48 servings (1 piece)

Crediting:

1 serving provides:

  • 2.25 oz equivalent meat alternate.

PrimeroEdge Recipe Code: SR110042

Category: Eggs

Ingredients

Swiss Chard Frittata

8 slices  Bacon
1 lb   Swiss chard
¼ cup   Canola oil or vegetable oil
2 cups   Chopped onions
50 large   Eggs
2 tsp   Granulated garlic
2 tsp   Kosher salt
2¼ cups, divided   Shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

Swiss Chard Frittata Directions

  1. Preheat convection oven to 325°F or conventional oven to 350°F. Coat bottom and sides of two 2-inch full hotel pans with cooking spray.
  2. Cook bacon, turning occasionally, in a large skillet over medium heat until crispy, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towel and cut into ⅛-inch pieces.
  3. Rinse chard but do not dry. Trim tough stem ends and discard. Cut leaves and stems into rough 1-inch pieces. Set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a 16-inch skillet over low heat. Add the bacon and onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are translucent, 8 to 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in the chard. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the chard begins to wilt, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  6. Whisk eggs in a large bowl. Add garlic and salt. Whisk until well combined. Stir in 2 cups cheese.
  7. Divide the egg mixture evenly between the prepared pans. Evenly distribute half the chard on top of the egg mixture in each pan. Sprinkle each pan with 2 Tblsp cheese.
  8. Bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean and the top is beginning to brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Cut each pan into 24 squares.

Recipe notes

SourceExternal LinkVT New School Cuisine, page 178.

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