If you are wondering what a Frittata is, just think quiche! A Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish that is similar to an omelette or a crustless quiche, enriched with additional ingredients often including meat, cheeses, vegetables or even pasta. So feel free to adapt and change some of these ingredients to your own liking. This perfect Paleo salmon and spinach Frittata is brought to you by Yum Paleo and can be served as a breakfast, lunch or even a light dinner. This meal is high in protein and also enriched with Omega 3 due to the tasty salmon that has been used. So let’s get cooking!
- 7 eggs
- 2 salmon steaks (skin removed)
- 1 bag spinach leaves
- Black pepper (to taste)
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 2 tomatoes (sliced thinly)
- Olive oil
Step 1: preheat oven
For this recipe, set your oven to 360 F and let it preheat while preparing your dish.
Step 2: prepare the salmon
If your salmon steaks still have skin on them be sure to remove it and if there are still bones then debone the steaks as well. Break the salmon into small chunks using your hands or slice if you prefer and set aside.
Step 3: prepare egg mixture
Crack the 7 eggs into a fairly large mixing bowl and add the coconut milk and some black pepper to taste. Mix together using a whisk or a fork if you like.
Step 4: preparing an oven dish
Brush an oven dish with olive oil. Add half of the spinach leaves to the bottom of the dish and place half of the salmon pieces on top. Repeat this process, so that you have two layers the exact same.
Step 5: adding the egg mixture
Pour the egg mixture over the salmon and spinach layers. Using a spatula be sure to push the egg mixture down the sides of the dish and make sure the egg mixture has made its way through the entire dish; top, sides and bottom. The mixture won’t stay covering all the ingredients that’s ok as long as the egg mixture is throughout the dish.
Step 6: add tomato slices
Carefully place the tomato slices on top of the frittata so as not to sink them into the dish. Then place the oven dish into the oven to cook for about 30-35 minutes. Your dish is done when top is browned and checking with a toothpick or knife, it comes out clean. Remove from oven, sprinkle with parsley, serve and enjoy!
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