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Leek and Cauliflower Frittata
and green lettuce salad with radishes

Active: 25 min Total: 35 min
Frittatas always get great reviews for being easy, healthy and great for weeknight dinners. This combination was previously featured in April 2015 and combines the flavors of leeks, cauliflower and onions.
Smarts: Use frozen cauliflower for an easy shortcut - it's already prepped and cooked!


Green Lettuce Salad with Sliced Radishes:
  • Radishes - 4 , thinly sliced
  • Shallots - 1/2 , diced
  • Vinegar, red or white wine - 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • Mustard, Dijon - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Oil, cooking - 3 Tbsp
  • Mixed greens, like romaine or butter lettuce mix - 5 oz
Leek and Cauliflower Frittata:
  • Leeks, large - 2 , white parts chopped
  • Onions, medium - 1 , sliced
  • Green onions - 3 stalks , chopped
  • Eggs - 6
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Black pepper - 1/2 tsp
  • Cauliflower, frozen florets - 8 oz , chopped (sub fresh cauliflower)
  • Butter - 1 1/2 Tbsp


  1. Leeks / Onions / Green onions / Radishes - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Eggs - Beat eggs with salt and pepper.
  3. Make vinaigrette - If prepping right before cooking, skip to make steps and get frittata in the oven before coming back to this prep step. Dice shallots and whisk shallots with vinegar, mustard and cooking oil. Season to taste with some salt and pepper. (Can be done up to 4 days ahead)
  4. Cauliflower - If not using frozen cauliflower, chop into bite-sized pieces. Place into a microwave-safe container, cover with a damp paper towel and microwave for 1.5 minutes.

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  1. Heat oven to 425F / 218C.
  2. Heat a 10.5” to 12” (26 cm to 30 cm) skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter and then leeks, onions, and green onions with a sprinkle of salt to melted butter. Saute until lightly caramelized, 6 to 8 minutes. If the pan ever looks too dry, just add some water.
  3. Next add cauliflower and saute until thawed (or another 3 minutes if using fresh).
  4. Pour in eggs. Stir until ingredients are all mixed through and then transfer to the oven. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until eggs are set and inserted knife comes out cleanly.
  5. When frittata is done, toss vinaigrette with greens and radishes.
  6. Enjoy frittata slices with salad on the side!



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