White Asparagus and Chorizo Tortilla

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White Asparagus and Chorizo Tortilla
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Health Score:
8,2 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation

Healthy, because

Even smarter

Asparagus is rich in fiber and chorizo adds tons of protein to this low-carb dish or side.

Pair this with a whole wheat baguette for a complete meal. 

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 ½ cups white Asparagus (peeled)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion (finely chopped)
1.333 cups Chorizo (sliced)
10 egg whites
½ cup Ricotta cheese
salt
peppers
To garnish
snipped Chives
Lettuce
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Ricotta cheeseolive oilonionsaltChives

Preparation steps

1.
Put the asparagus in a pan of boiling water and cook for 5-7 minutes until crisp tender. Drain and set aside.
2.
Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the onion and cook for a few minutes until soft, but not browned. Add the chorizo and cook for a further 2 minutes.
3.
Slice the asparagus and add to the pan. Cook over a low heat for 1 minute. Set aside 1-2 pieces for the garnish.
4.
Mix together the egg whites and ricotta. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
5.
Pour in the egg white mixture, cover and cook without stirring for 10-12 minutes until the egg whites are set.
6.
Cut into pieces and place on serving plates. Sprinkle with chives and garnish with the reserved asparagus and lettuce.