Mushroom & Spinach Frittata

by Megan on September 17, 2011

This is my weekend lunch. It’s what I made while Elliot was laying in a sunny patch on the floor and I was in between episodes of True Blood.

It’s extra lunch-y with a salad on the side. I’m a big fan of putting black beans in my salads, do you guys do that? You probably should.

Oh, and spinach and mushrooms are best friends. It’s just the truth.

So let’s have lunch. I’ll bring the frittata.

Mushroom & Spinach Frittata
Recipe adapted from Health


  • 2 t olive oil
  • 1/3 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups slice mushrooms
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella, divided
  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1/4 t pepper
  • pinch of red pepper flakes


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Spray an 8 inch cake pan or pie tin with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add mushrooms and cook, stirring frequently, until they are just tender, 4-6 minutes. Add spinach and cover. Cook for 2-4 minutes or until just wilted.
  3. In a medium bowl beat the eggs and egg whites until frothy. Add 1/4 cup of mozzarella, sun dried tomatoes, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes and stir until combined. Add spinach mixture being careful not to add liquid from your skillet. Stir together and pour into prepared cake pan.
  4. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup of mozzarella and crumbled goat cheese. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the center is set. Slice into four pieces and serve.
Weekend Lunch!

{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Nikki September 18, 2011 at 12:19 pm

Your picture of the mushroom and spinach holding hands is perfect.


Megan (megabite) September 18, 2011 at 5:49 pm

They just love holding hands, those two.


cindy September 19, 2011 at 11:34 am

I love fritatta, especially for lunch. Also, black beans on everything!


sandee October 13, 2011 at 8:23 am

and here i was thinking mushrooms and onions were bff. or was it mushrooms and bell peppers…?


Megan (megabite) October 13, 2011 at 8:27 am

Oh mushrooms are super popular. BFFs with spinach, onions and peppers!


Udita Agarwal July 7, 2012 at 6:29 am

i love your recipe but im a vegetarian so is there a substitute for the eggs and egg whites


Megan July 8, 2012 at 8:35 am

I’m not sure. An egg substitute like egg beaters maybe?


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