Simple “Optionally Veggie” Frittata

By Dr Ernst
August 6, 2021

This is a healthy filling breakfast packed full of vitamins, minerals, and protein from leafy greens and eggs.


  • 5 pastured eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped chives
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped beet greens (or your favorite leafy green)
  • 1⁄2 cup small cubes of cooked grass-fed beef (optional)
  • 1⁄4 cup goat cheese or feta cheese crumbles (optional)
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • In a stainless steel pan or cast iron skillet, heat coconut oil on medium until liquefied.
  • Add greens, chives, beef cubes, cheese and salt and pepper (to taste) and sauté until softened.
  • In a mixing bowl, crack eggs and add a touch of salt and pepper. Whisk until combined.
  • Pour egg mixture over veggies sauteing in skillet. Cook on medium heat for approximately four to five minutes.
  • To finish cooking, place skillet in heated oven for approximately two to three minutes, watching carefully to avoid burning.
  • When done, frittata should be firm on top.
  • Top with your favorite salsa and sliced avocado.
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