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Apple Gorgonzola Frittata

 Apple Gorgonzola Frittata
"After a few chilly days hiking in the Adirondack Mountains, I got the idea for this recipe at a nearby diner, where they served an apple omelet. I added my own touches, and this is the result," writes Harry Renninger of Laplata, Maryland.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

Directions

  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, salt and pepper; set aside.
  • In another bowl, toss apple with lemon juice; set aside.
  • In a 7-in. ovenproof skillet, saute onion and celery in oil until
  • tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Discard garlic.
  • Reduce heat. Add egg mixture to skillet; sprinkle with apple and
  • cheese. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until eggs are nearly set.
  • Uncover; broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until eggs
  • are completely set. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.
  • Yield: 2 servings.

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Apple Gorgonzola Frittata (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1/2 frittata equals 425 calories, 33 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 482 mg cholesterol, 482 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.