Egg White Frittata with Shrimp and Scallions – Healthy Recipes

November 3, 2021

Patty James

This egg-white frittata is packed with protein, and is a beautiful dish, especially when served on a bed of arugula. For other healthy recipes, download the Foogal app on Google Play and the App Store.

Mealtime: Breakfast
Cuisine type: Italian, American, Californian
Author: Bill Telepan
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Active preparation time: 10 minutes
Number of servings: 4
Dish type: Main
Level: Easy



  • 6 ounces peeled medium shrimp cut in half
  • 4 scallions cut into thin circles, use green and white parts
  • ½ medium onion sliced thin
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups egg white (from about 14 16 separated eggs)
  • 1 ounce arugula




Step 1:

Preheat oven to 400ºF.


Step 2:

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 10-inch sauté pan (you can use a Teflon pan) over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and a pinch of salt and soften for about 5-7 minutes. Remove from pan.


Step 3:

While the onion and garlic are cooking, season the egg whites with salt and whip until nice and frothy.


Step 4:

Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil to just about smoking point. Season shrimp with salt and add to pan and sauté for about 2-3 minutes until opaque. Add cooked onion and garlic, scallions and egg whites. Stir until mix evenly.


Step 5:

Place in oven until the frittata is cooked through, about 12-15 minutes. Slip onto cutting board, cut into serving wedges (4-8) place on top of arugula.


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