Easy Vegetable Frittata
Easy Vegetable Frittata is a delicious, easy and quick (25) minute recipe which is also generally healthy. It is a low calories, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Ingredients include: broccoli, carrots, garlic, green onions and shredded cheese. Serve for breakfast, brunch or supper. Makes: (4) servings. Easy Vegetable Frittata will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: 25 Minutes.
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp finely chopped fresh garlic
1 cup chopped fresh broccoli
1/2 cup shredded carrots
2 green onions, sliced
4 large eggs, beaten
1/4 cup water
1/4 tsp salt
1 tbsp chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup shredded Monterey/Pepper Jack cheese
Sliced red chiles, optional
1. Melt butter in a 10″ skillet until sizzling; add garlic, broccoli, carrots and green onions. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender.
2. Whisk eggs, water and salt together in a bowl. Add in egg mixture to vegetable mixture in pan; sprinkle with basil. Cover; continue cooking 4-6 minutes or until center is almost set.
3. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
4. Cut into 4 equal-sized wedges.
Optional: Garnish with red sliced chiles, if desired.
YIELD: 4 servings.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe.
Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 0
Calories: 190, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 240mg, Sodium: 370mg, Sugars: 1.5g, Carbohydrates: 4g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 10g
Original recipe and image from: Land O’Lakes, Inc. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/80/garden-frittata
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