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Ham & Cheese Frittata Recipe

This frittata is a nice change of pace from traditional scrambled eggs. Plus, it looks so pretty on a buffet table. —Ivy Abbadessa, Laxahatchee, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper or green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 plum tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large ovenproof skillet coated with cooking spray, saute the ham, red pepper and onion until ham is lightly browned and vegetables are tender.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, cottage cheese and pepper; pour over ham mixture. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath.
  • 3. When the eggs are almost set, broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 1 minute or until top is set. Top with tomatoes and cheddar cheese. Broil 1 minute longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 172 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 236 mg cholesterol, 492 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 15 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.