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Mini Ham 'n' Cheese Frittatas Recipe
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Mini Ham 'n' Cheese Frittatas Recipe

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I found this recipe a few years ago and tried to make it with it with a few changes. I'm diabetic, and this fits into my low-carb and low-fat diet. Every time I serve a brunch, the frittatas are the first thing to disappear, and nobody knows they are low fat! —Susan Watt, Basking Ridge, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh chives
  • 3/4 cup cubed fully cooked ham (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded fat-free cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 mini frittata: 106 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 167mg cholesterol, 428mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0g fiber), 14g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 medium-fat meat.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a bowl, whisk the first five ingredients until blended; stir in chives. Divide ham and cheese among eight muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Top with egg mixture, filling cups three-fourths full.
  2. Bake 22-25 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Carefully run a knife around sides to loosen. Yield: 8 mini frittatas.
Originally published as Mini Ham 'n' Cheese Frittatas in Light & Tasty April/May 2007, p43


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MargDC User ID: 7432638 245820
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2016

"I used 7 whole eggs and one egg white and omitted the salt (I NEVER add salt when ham is an ingredient), and baked it for 20 minutes. It made 12 mini-frittatas. 3 of us polished them off in less than 5 minutes."

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YpsiTipsy User ID: 7785690 241840
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2016

"Followed the recipe to a "T", too salty and it's texture was akin to rubber...I'll keep searching."

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No_Time_To_Cook User ID: 6334849 224209
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2015

"Excellent! Made these for brunch today. I omitted the salt and used Mrs. Dash's Garlic and Herb Seasoning instead. Recipe actually made 12 mini frittatas."

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lmmanda User ID: 1101093 215868
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2014

"Delicious! I used Canadian bacon instead of ham and egg substitute for the egg whites. My muffin tin must be smaller cuz I ended up with a full dozen muffins and ended up cooking them about 27 mins."

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spronovo User ID: 3118526 208787
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2014

"These were really good, I had no problems with water from the ham and did not reduce the salt. I guess it depends what kind of ham you have."

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hisravynbeauty User ID: 6672997 67647
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2014

"Really tasty. I did mine in ramekins so I can just pop them in the microwave each morning. One question...mine ended up with lots of water from the ham in the bottom. Did anybody else have this problem or an idea of how to prevent that in the future?"

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quaintcook User ID: 6329556 208786
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2014

"This was very good and a nice presentation when done in cute ramekins. However, I would caution about adding salt. The ham and cheese add plenty. Mine turned out too salty, but I will definitely make these again without the salt."

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Orbs User ID: 7287623 95140
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"This is a great recipe to make ahead and take to work the next morning for breakfast. I am a vegetarian, so I substituted the ham with veggie sausage. Thank you, Susan."

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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 95139
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2014

"My boyfriend rated this one because I didn't like it at all. I do not like my eggs that brown and the texture was way off for me. He didn't seem to mind, but wants me to add bacon if I make them again. (probably won't)"

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angieact1 User ID: 1990802 169134
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2013

"We all love these, so easy for on the go people!!"

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