Basil adds Italian flair to this frittata, a cheesy egg dish that cooks on the stove top. Canned mushrooms and store-bought spaghetti sauce cut seconds off the prep time. Spicy pork sausage add to the appeal, but it's tasty when made with ham, too.Annette Self, Junction City, Ohio
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 cup cooked bulk pork sausage
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
- 1 to 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 12 eggs
- 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- 2 cups meatless spaghetti sauce, warmed
- In a large nonstick skillet, saute the sausage, onion and mushrooms
- in oil until onion is tender. Meanwhile,in a large bowl, whisk the
- eggs, cream, basil and salt; pour over sausage mixture.
- As eggs set, lift edges, allowing uncooked portion to flow
- underneath. When eggs are nearly set, sprinkle with cheese. Cook
- until the cheese is melted. Cut into wedges; serve with spaghetti
- sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham can be substituted for the pork sausage.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 258 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 345 mg cholesterol, 805 mg sodium,