Asparagus Torta Recipe for a High-Protein Meal-Prep Breakfast
This delicious and healthy meal-prepped breakfast option serves up protein and healthy greens in a super-convenient package. Make the full batch ahead of time, cut into portions, and pop in the fridge so you can have a grab-and-go breakfast that’s way better than a granola bar. Not a fan of asparagus? You can substitute any dark green vegetable in its place. (And if you don’t like eggs, try these high-protein breakfasts that don’t have eggs.)
Healthy Asparagus Torta Recipe
- 2 tablespoons olive oil for sautéing
- 1/2 onion, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 bunch fresh asparagus, chopped
- 4 eggs
- 1/4 cup gluten-free panko breadcrumbs
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Pepper to taste
- Butter for greasing the pie dish
- Preheat oven to 325–350°F.
- Sauté chopped onions and garlic in olive oil over medium heat until glassy.
- Add chopped asparagus and sauté until tender. Remove from heat.
- Whisk eggs together while asparagus is cooling.
- Add sautéed vegetables, panko crumbs, grated Parmesan, salt, and pepper to egg mixture and combine with whisk.
- Generously grease a glass or ceramic pie dish with butter and pour the mixture into the dish.
- Bake for about 20 minutes or until firm and beginning to turn golden brown. Cool and serve.
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