Cheesy Frittata is an easy and quick to assemble recipe for a delicious Italian-style breakfast or brunch. (Note: see bottom of the recipe for optional “Mini-Frittatas” directions.). This recipe includes: eggs, egg whites, tomatoes, bacon, cheese and basil. Takes only 10 minutes to assemble and 30 minutes to bake. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3) SmartPoints recipe. Makes 6 servings. Cheesy Frittata will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
4 whole eggs
4 egg whites
2 tbsp water
1 cup shredded (2% low fat) Mozzarella cheese, divided
1/2 cup chopped, seeded tomatoes* (see note below)
2 slices cooked bacon, (regular or turkey)
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. Beat together the whole eggs, egg whites and water with a whisk in a medium size bowl until blended.
3. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese, tomatoes, bacon and basil. Pour into a greased 9-inch pie plate.
4. Bake 25 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut into 6 equal sized servings.
YIELD: 6 Servings.
[OPTIONAL: How to Make Mini-Frittatas:
Prepare egg mixture as directed; pour into 12 muffin cups sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 20 minutes Sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake 3 to 5 minutes or until melted .Makes 6 servings, Serving size: 2 Mini-Frittatas per serving].
Weight Watchers (PointsPlus = 3), (3 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 0
2 Meat(L) + 1/2 Fat
Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/easy-cheesy-frittata-95167.aspx
Calories: 120, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 135mg, Sodium: 260mg, Sugars: 1g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 13g, Vitamin A: 15 DV, Vitamin C: 2 %DV, Calcium: 30 %DV, Iron: 4 %DV
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