Quick Vegetable Frittata

Quick Vegetable Frittata is an easy, delicious and quick (25) minute recipe for a healthy breakfast or brunch. Ingredients include: Bell peppers, scallions, parsley, broccoli, Cheddar and Parmesan cheese and well seasoned. It is also a healthy, low low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic, vegetarian, Weight Watchers (5) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (6) servings. Quick Vegetaquick-vegetable-frittatable Frittata will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
2 scallions
1 medium size bell pepper
1 cup fresh broccoli florets
8 eggs
2 tbsp chopped parsley
1 tsp ground oregano
1/8 tsp tobasco sauce
1 pinch ground black pepper
1 pinch salt
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cook the broccoli for 2 minutes in a pot of boiling water. Drain.

2. Heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the scallions, bell pepper, and broccoli. Saute for 2 minutes.

3. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, parsley, oregano, and hot sauce together until the whites are completely incorporated. Pour the eggs over the vegetables and season with salt and pepper.

4. Sprinkle the parmesan and Cheddar cheese over the surface and cover with a tight-fitting lid. Reduce the heat to the lowest possible level.

5. Cook without disturbing the egg mixture until the eggs are set, about 10 minutes. Cut into 6 equal sized wedges and serve.

YIELD: 6 servings.
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 5
Carb Choices: 0

Diet Exchange:
1 Fat + 1 Vegetable + 2 Meat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 169.8, Total Fat: 11.8g, Saturated Fat: 4.5g, Cholesterol: 293mg, Sodium: 199mg, Sugars: 1.83g, Carbohydrates: 4.5g, Fiber: 1.47g, Protein: 12.26g

Original recipe and image from LifeMed Media, Inc. http://www.dlife.com/diabetes/diabetic-recipes/reciperesults.html?recipeId=3386

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