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LEAN & GREEN ASPARAGUS & CRAB MEAT FRITTATA

OPTAVIA Counts:

  • 1 Lean
  • 3 Green
  • 2 Healthy Fat
  • 3 Condiment

Starting the day with a perfectly cooked frittata is where it’s at, and this Asparagus & Crab Meat Frittata will keep you going all day! Would your family eat Italian food every night? You’ll have made an Italian dinner that’s both delicious and on the plan after you make this lean and green Asparagus & Crab Meat Frittata!

  • Difficulty
    EASY
  • Servings
    4
  • Cooking Time
    30 MINUTES
  • Prep Time
    8 MINUTES

LEAN & GREEN ASPARAGUS & CRAB MEAT FRITTATA

  • 2 1/2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 lbs Asparagus
  • 1 tsp Salt (optional)*
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Sweet Paprika
  • 1 lbs Crabmeat
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Chives finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Basil
  • 4 cup Liquid Egg Substitute

LEAN & GREEN ASPARAGUS & CRAB MEAT FRITTATA

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375*F.
  2. After washing the asparagus, remove the tough ends and cut them into bite-size pieces. Season with salt (if desired), pepper, and paprika.
  3. In a 12-inch to 14-inch oven-proof, nonstick skillet, warm the olive oil and gently sauté the asparagus for 8 to 10 minutes.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the chives, basil, and crab meat as they steam. When the liquid egg substitute has been thoroughly mixed in, add it to the mix.
  5. Break the eggs into a mixing bowl. Pour the crab and the blended mixture back into the skillet with the cooked asparagus and gently stir to combine. Over low to medium heat, simmer until the eggs begin to bubble.
  6. Pour the eggs into a skillet and place them back in the oven for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until they are fully cooked and golden brown. Serve immediately.

Optavia Lean and Green Recipes

Hi, we have found that almost the 3rd person facing the problem of being overweight. In our team and research, we have some fellows who have been facing this for years. So at the beginning of 2021, we began to take the weight loss efforts seriously and have lost 60 lbs so far on the OPTAVIA 5&1 Plan! It's been amazing, and while our journey isn't over, we are well on our way! When we started our team and fellows had a hard time finding the top OPTAVIA 5&1 recipes, so we were so inspired to build this website to help compile some of what I felt are the best OPTAVIA recipes around. We are very happy to share it with you as well! For those not familiar, OPTAVIA is not some fad diet but instead is a program designed to help those who are looking to lose weight make better choices with their health and wellness via better habits. We've worked hard to make sure that all OPTAVIA 5 and 1 recipes listed are approved for the OPTAVIA 5&1 plan.

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