November 8, 2012

Garlic and Swiss Chard Frittata with Fromage Blanc

Minimalist farm-to-table recipes created with local fresh produce paired with homemade infused oils, dressings, marinades, pestos and sauces.  By eating seasonally, we reap the benefits of good health through nutrition from fresh, unprocessed and sustainable produce.

Recipe: Garlic and Swiss Chard Frittata with Fromage Blanc

This recipe features local produce from 9 Bean Rows Farm and locally produced products from Leelanau Cheese.


Homemade green onion infused olive oil (recipe link)
Farm fresh local eggs
Farm fresh local garlic
Farm fresh local baby white swiss chard
Farm fresh local baby carrot greens
Local fromage blanc


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Separate twelve egg whites to a large glass mixing bowl. Thinly slice five garlic cloves. Chiffonade one cup baby white swiss chard. Mince two tablespoons baby carrot greens.

Warm two tablespoons green onion infused oil in a large metal skillet over medium heat. Lay the garlic slices on the bottom of the skillet and cook for two minutes. Gently pour in egg whites and cook on medium heat uncovered for five minutes until the eggs begin to set.

Layer on the baby white swiss chard and bake uncovered in the oven for ten minutes.

Remove from oven and add two tablespoons fromage blanc, baby carrot greens and bake for five additional minutes. Remove from oven and let rest for five minutes before serving.