Black Bean & White Cheddar Frittata

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 13, 2022
This is one of my favorite comfort foods for breakfast or even a quick dinner. I like to make it with lime salsa. But if you're looking for something with more kick, use hot salsa or add some chipotle pepper. —Aysha Schurman, Ammon, Idaho
Black Bean & White Cheddar Frittata Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 large eggs
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
  • Optional toppings: Minced fresh cilantro, sliced ripe olives and additional salsa


  1. Preheat broiler. In a large bowl, whisk the first 6 ingredients until blended.
  2. In a 10-in. ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add peppers and green onions; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until peppers are tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in beans. Reduce heat to medium; stir in egg mixture. Cook, uncovered, 4-6 minutes or until nearly set. Sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Broil 3-4 in. from heat 3-4 minutes or until light golden brown and eggs are completely set. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into wedges. Serve with toppings as desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 wedge (calculated without toppings): 183 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 196mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 medium-fat meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.