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Diabetic exchanges per serving: 3 bread/starch, ½ medium-fat meat, 1 fat.

Asparagus and Spinach Frittata √

Serves 8.

From “Mad Hungry Cravings,” by Lucinda Scala Quinn. She will sign books April 25 from 5- 6 p.m. at Cooks of Crocus Hill, 877 Grand Av., St. Paul.

2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided

• 1 lb. asparagus, ends trimmed

• 1 1/2 tsp. coarse salt, divided

• 1/2 lemon

1 small yellow onion, finely chopped

• 2 garlic cloves, minced

1 lb. fresh spinach, steamed and chopped, or 1 (10-oz.) pkg. chopped frozen spinach, thawed and drained

1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

• 10 eggs

• 1 1/2 c. whole milk


1 tbsp. salt-packed capers, rinsed and chopped

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