Grab-and-Go Salmon Frittatas

Grab-and-Go Salmon Frittatas
Photo by Julia Gartland

Starting your day with a heart-healthy breakfast that sustains you until lunch can be as simple as popping one of these grab-and-go mini frittatas into the microwave before heading out the door. Make a double batch to freeze for the week. If you don’t have a muffin pan, bake the mixture in an 8-inch square baking dish and cut into squares.

Grab-and-Go Salmon Frittatas | Sitka Salmon Shares

Active time: 10 min
Total time: 30 min
Serves: 6


Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, plus more for the pan
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • ½ pound salmon burger meat (or 1 cup cooked, flaked salmon)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 6 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

Directions

PREP THE OVEN

Preheat the oven to 425°F with a rack in the center position. Grease six cups of a standard muffin pan—preferably nonstick or silicone—with oil or cooking spray, or line with parchment paper liners. Place the pan on a baking sheet to catch any drips.

MAKE THE FRITTATA MIXTURE

In a medium cast-iron or nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes. (If using cooked, flaked salmon, skip the skillet and add directly to the egg mixture).

If using salmon burger, crumble it into the skillet and season with salt and pepper. Cook, breaking it into bite-size pieces with a wooden spoon, until just cooked through, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and let cool slightly. 

Add the eggs, goat cheese, and chives to the bowl and season with salt. If using cooked, flaked salmon, gently stir it into the egg mixture.

BAKE THE FRITTATAS AND SERVE

Divide the mixture evenly between the prepared muffin cups. Bake until firm to the touch, 15 to 18 minutes. Let cool slightly, then run the tip of a paring knife around the edges of each frittata and invert onto a board. Serve right away or let cool before wrapping and freezing.

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Pro Tips

Pair it Up

Pair it Up

Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, serve these frittatas with Bloody Marys, mimosas, coffee, or sparkling water.

Spice it Up

Spice it Up

Add 1 tablespoon minced pickled jalapeños for tangy heat.

Change it Up

Change it Up

Freeze the frittatas between layers of waxed paper or parchment and transfer to an airtight container. When ready to eat, reheat one serving at a time in the microwave.

Lighten it Up

Lighten it Up

Protein-packed salmon is loaded with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Eggs (as well as salmon) are rich in choline, which is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease. For added nutrients, sauté 2 cups baby spinach with the salmon.


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