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Frittata Florentine Recipe

Frittata Florentine Recipe

“This has huge flavor and is good for you.” Thanks to the eggs, cheese and spinach, you get a dose of phosphorus and calcium, too, which contribute to healthier bones. Jenny Flake - Gilbert, AZ
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 6 large egg whites
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 2 turkey bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • 1. Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, whisk the first six ingredients.
  • 2. In an 8-in. ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, red pepper and bacon; cook and stir 4-5 minutes or until onion is tender. Reduce heat to medium-low; top with spinach.
  • 3. Pour in egg mixture. As eggs set, push cooked portions toward the center, letting uncooked eggs flow underneath; cook until eggs are nearly thickened. Remove from heat; sprinkle with basil, then cheese.
  • 4. Broil 3-4 in. from heat 2-3 minutes or until eggs are completely set. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into wedges. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 176 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 174 mg cholesterol, 451 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 15 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 medium-fat meat, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.