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Italian Mini Frittatas Recipe

Italian Mini Frittatas Recipe

“While these individual frittatas contain prosciutto, cheese and butter, the amounts are small so each portion stays slim. They’re easy to prepare, easy to serve and will certainly become a brunch favorite” says, Michelle Anderson, of Eagle, Idaho.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 thin slices prosciutto, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped shallots
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Asiago cheese
  • 1/2 cup canned water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place tomatoes in a small bowl; add boiling water. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • 2. In a small nonstick skillet, saute prosciutto and shallots in butter until shallots are tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  • 3. In a large bowl, whisk flour and milk until smooth; whisk in the egg whites and eggs until blended. Stir in the cheeses, artichokes, basil, salt, pepper, and reserved tomatoes and prosciutto mixture.
  • 4. Coat 12 muffin cups with cooking spray; fill with egg mixture. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Carefully run a knife around edges to loosen; remove from pan. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 frittatas equals 172 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 642 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 15 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.