Keto Yellow Squash and Gruyere Frittata Recipe

Atkins Keto Yellow Squash and Gruyere Frittata
Net Atkins Count TM
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Moderate
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  • 2 Tbsp butter, unsalted USDA
  • 1 cup fresh yellow summer squash, sliced FNDDS
  • 2 Tbsp fresh basil, chopped leaves USDA
  • 10 lrg raw egg USDA
  • 0 1/4 cup tap water FNDDS
  • 0 1/2 tsp table salt USDA
  • 0 3/4 cup gruyere cheese, shredded USDA


  1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a 12-inch nonstick ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add squash and sauté 8 minutes; stir in basil. Cook until tender and browned in spots, 1-2 minutes more.
  2. Meanwhile, arrange oven rack 6 inches from heat source; heat broiler. 
  3. Whisk eggs, water and salt together in a bowl. 
  4. Melt remaining tablespoon butter in skillet; pour eggs over squash. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook until set on bottom and edges but top is still loose, about 3 minutes. Uncover, and sprinkle cheese evenly over top. 
  5. Broil frittata until just set, about 1 minute. Cut in wedges to serve.

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