Roasted Sweet Potato Kale Frittata


Add this sweet potato kale frittata to your weekly menu for a quick and easy healthy meal that can be whipped up in less than 35 minutes and served for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Oftentimes I find that people tend to overcomplicate eating healthy thinking that they have to slave away in the kitchen, cooking up elaborate meals each day in order to eat nutritiously.

While I’m certainly a huge advocate of cooking and eating more at home, I’m also a big fan of keeping things simple.

Slices of sweet potato kale frittata on two plates.

Eggs for Dinner

One of my go-to quick and easy meals for busy nights are egg-based because even when the fridge is getting quite bare we usually have a few eggs on hand.

There are a ton of different things you can make with eggs (like easy shakshuka), but we love making frittatas. Not only do they cook up super fast, but you can toss just about any vegetable you want into the mix.

The sweet potato kale frittata I’m sharing today is a fun one! It was actually inspired by this roasted sweet potato and kale salad that I absolutely love.

The combo of red onion, roasted sweet potatoes, dark leafy kale and fresh thyme is delicious and I knew it would taste so good baked into a frittata with creamy goat cheese.

Ingredients to make a sweet potato kale frittata on a table measured out.

Sweet Potato Kale Frittata Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need for this easy frittata:

  • kale – any type of kale works! Just make sure you wash and de-stem the kale prior to chopping.
  • sweet potatoes – if you want a shortcut you can buy pre-chopped potatoes.
  • red onion and garlic clove – when in doubt, add onion and garlic! I love the savory flavor profile it brings to the dish.
  • eggs – can’t make a frittata without eggs! We often get local eggs, but at the store I look for organic, pasture-raised eggs.
  • fresh thyme – I love adding fresh herbs to egg bakes! If you’re in a pinch, you can also use dried herbs for added flavor.
  • goat cheese – adds a delicious creamy texture, but this can be omitted to make the frittata dairy-free.
  • avocado or oil – just a little bit for roasting the sweet potato.
  • sea salt – to bring the entire dish together!
Sweet potato kale goat cheese frittata in a skillet.

What Pan to Use for a Frittata?

Cast-iron skillets are great for baking frittatas (and lots of other things), but if you don’t have one, you can use any oven-safe skillet. Just note that if you use an oven-safe, stainless steel skillet, you’ll need to add extra oil to grease the pan to prevent sticking.

How to Serve Sweet Potato Kale Frittata

This frittata is delicious served warm, but you can definitely save the leftovers and eat it cold or reheated the next day. I know some folks are weird about cold eggs, but Isaac and I actually loved eating it cold for breakfast the morning after we had it for dinner. The flavors are just so good!

Slice of sweet potato kale frittata on a plate with a fork.

How to Store Leftover Frittata

I love making a frittata in advance or as a meal train recipe. It stores and reheats beautifully! After cooking, allow the frittata to cool. After cooling, add to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to five days.

Slice of sweet potato kale frittata on a plate with a fork.

Serving Suggestions

Serving a frittata with your brunch spread? Here are some pairing suggestions:

Slice of sweet potato kale frittata on a plate with a fork. A bite it taken out.

More Egg Recipes to Try

Roasted Sweet Potato Kale Frittata

4 from 35 votes
This sweet potato kale frittata is a quick and easy healthy meal that can be whipped up in less than 35 minutes and served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. 
Sweet potato kale goat cheese frittata in a skillet.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 4


  • 3 teaspoons avocado or olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup red onion, sliced or chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups de-stemmed kale, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh thyme, plus more for topping
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 ounces soft goat cheese
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • hot sauce, for topping


  • Preheat oven: Preheat the oven to 375ºF.
  • Roast sweet potatoes: Spread chopped sweet potatoes on a baking sheet with 1 teaspoon of oil. Toss and then roast for about 20 minutes or until tender.
    Roasted sweet potato chunks on a sheet pan.
  • Sauté veggies: In the meantime, melt remaining 2 teaspoons oil in an ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until tender and golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Add the kale and thyme cook for another minute, until kale has just wilted. Remove from heat and add roasted sweet potatoes once they’re done.
    Sautéed kale and onion in a skillet.
  • Beat eggs: Crack the eggs into a large bowl, add the salt and beat well with a fork.
    Whisking eggs in a large bowl with a fork.
  • Add to skillet: Pour the beaten eggs into the skillet and use the fork to press the vegetables down into the egg mixture so that the eggs cover the veggies completely. Crumble the goat cheese over the top, then place the pan in the oven and bake until the center is set and lightly golden, 10 to 15 minutes.
    Kale frittata in a skillet before being baked.
  • Serve: Cut into wedges and serve warm with a sprinkle of fresh thyme. I also like adding a drizzle of hot sauce on top!
  • Store: Frittata will keep in the fridge for up to 5 days.



Serving: 1/4 of the frittata Calories: 285kcal Carbohydrates: 19g Protein: 15g Fat: 14g Saturated Fat: 4g Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 370mg Sodium: 338mg Fiber: 3g Sugar: 5g
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet potato frittata


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    1. Bethany
      January 16, 2023 AT 11:03 am

      5 stars
      This popped up on my fb feed and I immediately went to the kitchen and made it☺️! I used spinach since that is what I always have on hand and omitted the dairy and threw in about 1/4 cup df cheese I had on hand. Easy and delicious! Will definitely save this recipe to make again.

    2. Sarah D
      October 24, 2022 AT 7:52 pm

      5 stars
      This was great! We had it for dinner. I forgot to get fresh thyme at the store and had to use dried from the pantry and it still worked out! I look forward to making it again with fresh herbs soon.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        October 25, 2022 AT 10:08 am

        WOO! I am so happy to hear that you loved this recipe, Sarah. Thank you so much for sharing your review + star rating, I really appreciate at it!

    3. Sarah
      June 6, 2022 AT 11:56 am

      5 stars
      This was very good! Made it to a T and wouldn’t change a thing other than maybe a dollop of sour cream or yogurt on the side next time.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        June 6, 2022 AT 1:47 pm

        Hi Sarah – glad to hear you liked the recipe! You’ll have to let me know how it goes the next time you make it.

    4. Leah Gold
      September 12, 2021 AT 10:32 am

      Can I freeze this recipe to make in advance?

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 14, 2021 AT 12:29 am

        Totally! It should freeze just fine for up to one month!

    5. Marci
      September 9, 2021 AT 3:00 pm

      5 stars
      FANTASTIC – just what I needed on a low-energy morning (recovering from illness, dirty dishes in the sink)! Subbed-in items on hand – feta (mixed with eggs, ’cause I hate it browned) & yellow onion, plus a little bacon – delicious! And yer right about the *hot sauce on top (*salsa, for non-Texans [ha-ha!]): adds a perfect zing to an already great dish. ALSO: I love yer site – esp. appreciate jump-to-recipe button & graphics-to-text ratio; and found other yummy-lookin’ recipes I’m ready to try! Thanks so much, Brittany – and best to you & yours.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 9, 2021 AT 3:12 pm

        So glad you loved this recipe, Marci. Thanks for making it and for the review. I so appreciate it!

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