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Fajita Frittata Recipe

Fajita Frittata Recipe

This is a super-flavorful and quick entree. It takes me just a few minutes to prepare. Though you could serve it for brunch, whenever I ask my family what they want for dinner, this is their most popular request. –Mary Ann Gomez, Lombard, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1 small onion, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cups egg substitute
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • Salsa and sour cream, optional


  • 1. In a large ovenproof skillet, saute the chicken, onion, green pepper, lime juice, salt, cumin and chili powder in oil until chicken is no longer pink.
  • 2. Pour egg substitute over chicken mixture. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 8-10 minutes or until nearly set. Uncover; broil 6 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until eggs are set.
  • 3. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand for 1 minute or until cheese is melted. Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 137 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 393mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 15g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 fat.

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Mzfitz User ID: 1771845 109219
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2011

"It's a keeper!! Very good!"

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