Healthy Recipes

Red Pepper Frittata
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Servings: 4
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Olive oil, divided 2 teaspoon
Chopped celery ½ cup
Garlic cloves, minced 2
Dried oregano ½ teaspoon
Black pepper ¼ teaspoon
Grated parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon
Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon
Egg substitute 2 cups
Red bell peppers, chopped
Chopped onions ½ cup


Directions
  1. In a large oven-proof frying pan over medium heat, warm 1 teaspoon of oil.
  2. Add the red peppers, celery, onions, and garlic. Cook, stirring frequently for 4-5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl lightly whisk together the egg substitute, parsley, oregano, and black pepper. Stir in the vegetable mixture.
  4. In the same frying pan over medium heat warm the remaining 1 teaspoon of oil. Add the egg mixture and cook until brown around the edges. Cover the pan and reduce heat to low. Cook for 3-4 minutes, or until the eggs are set.
  5. Meanwhile, preheat the broiler. Sprinkle the frittata with the parmesan.
  6. Place the pan about 5 inches from the heat and broil for 1-2 minutes, or until golden brown.
  7. Serve cut into wedges.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 0; Vegetables: 1; Meat: 2; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 0; Other: 0


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ¼of recipe
Calories 120
Calories from Fat 25
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 280 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 6 g
Proteins 14 g
Vitamin A 70% DV
Vitamin C 260% DV
Calcium 8% DV
Iron 15% DV
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