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Feta Cheese and Avocado Frittata

Feta Cheese and Avocado Frittata is delicious for a quick low-carb or Keto breakfast, and this is a flavor combination I’d never get tired of.

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How’s everyone doing out there with the self-isolation most of us are voluntarily doing to stay safe? I appreciate the nice feedback I’ve gotten on my post with Low-Carb and Keto Recipes with Ingredients You May Have on Hand, and I’m so happy to hear that people are finding it useful. But I’m not going to lie, I’m struggling a bit with how to proceed with day-to-day sharing of recipes on the blog. I normally have several recipe in draft that I’m working on to share soon. But when I looked on Sunday to see what to use this week, I realized that every new or updated recipe I’d worked on had ingredients you probably don’t always have on hand!

So by the process of elimination I settled on this updated recipe for Feta Cheese and Avocado Frittata as the best option for a new recipe post this week! I would be so happy if some of you do have Feta Cheese and Avocado on hand and can try this right away. (Anybody?) But if not, improvise the recipe with a different kind of cheese, and even a different veggies and see what you come up with. Or PIN for later when you do have these ingredients on hand.

And this recipe has some historical significance for me because I first posted it in 2009, just a few days before I retired from teaching elementary school and became a full time blogger! That version was a Feta Cheese and Avocado Mini-Frittata for Two, and if that appeals to you, follow that link to see the original recipe. As you might imagine, my photos from back then were pretty sad, so when I decided to update the photos I made this into a regular frittata that serves six! And we loved it when we tested the new-and-improved recipe; enjoy!


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How to Make Feta Cheese and Avocado Frittata:

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  1. Slice 6 green onions, keeping the dark and lighter parts separate.
  2. Crumble Feta and dice up avocado.
  3. Beat eggs with half and half and  Spike Seasoning (affiliate link).
  4. Saute green onions in olive oil over medium heat, using a 10 or 12 inch frying pan with a lid. (Forgot to take a photo of that!)
  5. Pour eggs over the green onion and immediately turn heat to low.
  6. Start to preheat the broiler.
  7. When eggs have started to look set around the edges (about 2-3 minutes) spoon avocado pieces over the eggs.
  8. Cook 1-2 minutes, then crumble the feta over the avocado and cook 2-3 minutes more.
  9. Cover pan and cook until frittata is starting to brown on the bottom and barely set on top, about 8 minutes covered.
  10. Put the frittata under the broiler and broil until eggs are completely set and  top is starting to brown, probably not more than a couple of minutes. (Keep an eye on it)
  11. Sprinkle with green parts of the green onion.
  12. Serve hot and enjoy!

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More Recipes with Feta and Avocado:

Low-Carb Baked Eggs with Avocado and Feta ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Fluffy Scrambled Eggs with Avocado and Feta ~ The Iron You
Cucumber and Avocado Salad with Lime, Mint, and Feta ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Chicken and Avocado Lettuce Boats ~ The Perfect Pantry
Lemony Shrimp Salad with Avocado, Heart of Palm, and Feta ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen

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Feta Cheese and Avocado Frittata

Yield 6 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Feta Cheese and Avocado Frittata is delicious for a quick breakfast, and if you're lucky you may have leftovers to eat another day.

Ingredients

  • 1 T olive oil
  • 6 green onions
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 T half and half (see notes)
  • 1 tsp. Spike Seasoning (optional but recommended)
  • fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 large avocado, diced into pieces about 1/2 inch across
  • 3/4 cup crumbled Feta cheese (see notes)

Instructions

  1. Slice 6 green onions, keeping the dark green part and the lighter and white parts separate.
  2. Crumble desired amount of Feta and dice up one large avocado.
  3. Beat eggs with a little half and half and some Spike Seasoning (affiliate link) or another all-purpose seasoning and pepper.
  4. Saute green onions over medium heat in a bit of olive oil, using a 10 or 12 inch frying pan that has a lid.
  5. Pour the beaten eggs over the green onion and immediately turn heat to low.
  6. Start to preheat the broiler at this point.
  7. When the eggs have started to barely look set around the edges (about 2-3 minutes) spoon the avocado pieces over the eggs, making sure they are well distributed in the pan.
  8. Cook for 1-2 minutes, then crumble the feta over the top of the avocado and cook 2-3 minutes more.
  9. Then cover pan and cook until the frittata is starting to brown on the bottom and barely set on top, about 8 minutes covered.
  10. Put the frittata under the broiler and broil until eggs are completely set and the top is starting to lightly brown, probably not more than a couple of minutes. (Keep an eye on it)
  11. Sprinkle with green parts of the green onion.
  12. Serve hot and enjoy!
 

Notes

Use milk, cream, or half and half in the eggs, whichever you prefer. If you don't have Spike Seasoning (affiliate link), use any all-purpose seasoning that's good with eggs. I love Feta Cheese, but use more or less Feta to taste.

Recipe created by Kalyn in 2009 as a mini-frittata and updated as a frittata that serves 6 in 2020.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 231Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 266mgSodium: 528mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 12g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated by the Recipe Plug-In I am using. I am not a nutritionist and cannot guarantee 100% accuracy, since many variables affect those calculations.

If you make this recipe I'd love to hear how it turns out. Leave a star rating or share on social media with the hashtag #KALYNSKITCHEN, thanks!

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Low-Carb Diet / Low-Glycemic Diet / South Beach Diet Suggestions:
This Feta Cheese and Avocado Mini-Frittata is a great breakfast for low-carb, Keto, and low-glycemic diets. Avocados are considered a “good fat” for the original South Beach Diet, but are limited to 1/3 avocado per day and you’d probably have to use less cheese to make this South Beach Diet approved. 

Find More Recipes Like This One:
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Historical Notes for this Recipe
This recipe was first posted as a mini-frittata for two in June 2009. It was updated (with GREATLY improved photos) as a frittata that serves six in March 2020.

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    46 Comments on “Feta Cheese and Avocado Frittata”

  1. Thanks for sharing the great recipe. I loved it.

  2. It looks yummy. I will try at home

  3. Made this just now and it is so good! We are feta and fresh avocado fans and have been looking for low carb options during this Covid quarantine. I am loving your site for great new ideas (the ham & cauliflower casserole! Wow, it was good!!!). Thanks for a great breakfast frittata on a beautiful Saturday morning.  I really enjoy your recipes and writing — such great tips.

  4. I tried it with roasted red peppers instead of tomatoes and the combination of sweet and salty was great! Thanks for the recipe!