Zucchini Tomato Frittata Recipe

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Zucchini Tomato Frittata Recipe
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Zucchini Tomato Frittata Recipe

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“ ‘Frittata’ is Italian for ‘omelet,’ and this dinner entree is packed full of veggies. Egg substitute and low-fat cheese lighten it up, making for a healthy meal. It’s great for a quick late-night bite.” Kim Sosebee - Cleveland, Georgia
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1-1/2 cups egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup 2% cottage cheese
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup sliced zucchini
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Place tomatoes in a small bowl. Cover with boiling water; let stand for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk the egg substitute, cottage cheese, onions, basil, pepper flakes and reserved tomatoes; set aside.
In a 10-in. ovenproof skillet, saute the zucchini, broccoli and red pepper in oil until tender. Reduce heat; top with reserved egg mixture. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until nearly set.
Uncover skillet. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until eggs are completely set. Let stand for 5 minutes. Cut into wedges. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Zucchini Tomato Frittata in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010, p53

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 138 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 484mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable.

  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1-1/2 cups egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup 2% cottage cheese
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup sliced zucchini
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Place tomatoes in a small bowl. Cover with boiling water; let stand for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the egg substitute, cottage cheese, onions, basil, pepper flakes and reserved tomatoes; set aside.
  3. In a 10-in. ovenproof skillet, saute the zucchini, broccoli and red pepper in oil until tender. Reduce heat; top with reserved egg mixture. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until nearly set.
  4. Uncover skillet. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until eggs are completely set. Let stand for 5 minutes. Cut into wedges. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Zucchini Tomato Frittata in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010, p53

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bonito15 User ID: 6959830 259690
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2017

"This is so full of great flavors and is so colorful when it comes out - I have made this twice now and like it better every time ."

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