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Fajita Frittata Recipe
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Fajita Frittata Recipe

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This is a super-flavorful and quick entree. It takes me just a few minutes to prepare. Though you could serve it for brunch, whenever I ask my family what they want for dinner, this is their most popular request. –Mary Ann Gomez, Lombard, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1 small onion, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cups egg substitute
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • Salsa and sour cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without salsa and sour cream) equals 137 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 393 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 15 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large ovenproof skillet, saute the chicken, onion, green pepper, lime juice, salt, cumin and chili powder in oil until chicken is no longer pink.
  2. Pour egg substitute over chicken mixture. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 8-10 minutes or until nearly set. Uncover; broil 6 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until eggs are set.
  3. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand for 1 minute or until cheese is melted. Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Fajita Frittata in Simple & Delicious May/June 2006, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without salsa and sour cream) equals 137 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 393 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 15 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 fat.

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2011

It's a keeper!! Very good!

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