Swiss Chard and Meat Frittata

A frittata is basically an open-faced omelet, which makes this is a great dish if you are having a hard time getting your breakfast in before work or taking the kids to school, because you can make it ahead of time and heat up each day. You can even have it for lunch with a salad. This recipe calls for ground beef but you can use bison, pork, or even ground turkey.  In addition, this recipe is using swiss chard, but you can easily substitute spinach or any vegetables you have.

INGREDIENTS
1 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup onion, finely diced
1 bunch swiss chard, finely chopped
1/2 lb 90% lean ground beef, cooked and fat drained off
8 large eggs, beaten
1 tbsp dried basil, oregano, or parsly
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 red pepper fakes (optional)

DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a medium to large skillet that is oven proof, brown the ground beef, drain and set aside.
Add the olive oil to the pan, put in the onion, herbs, salt and pepper and cook onions until they are translucent 1-2 minutes.  Put the meat back in the pan and stir in the swiss chard and sauté until chard is wilted about 5 minutes.  
Turn the heat down to medium-low and pour in the eggs, stirring quickly.  Cook the egg mixture until it they just begin to set.
To finish cooking, place the pan in a preheated oven and cook for 5-7 minutes or cover with a lid for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts for 1/4 of frittata: 325 calories, fat: 19.6g, carbs: 10.6g, protein: 26.6g