Mini Frittatas with Quinoa


  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ¾ cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2eggs
  • 2egg whites
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • ½ cup diced ham
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease 6 muffin cups.


  • Step 2

    Bring the quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Combine cooked quinoa, eggs, egg whites, zucchini, Swiss cheese, ham, parsley, Parmesan cheese, and white pepper in a large bowl and mix until thoroughly combined. Spoon mixture to the top of each prepared muffin cup.

  • Step 4

    Bake in preheated oven until the edges of frittatas are golden brown, about 30 minutes.Allow to cool at least 5 minutes in the pan before serving.Serve hot or cold.

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