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Vegetable Skillet Frittata

Nutrition LabelNote: This recipe is especially for teens with diabetes, but can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.

Prep time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup red pepper, chopped
  • 1½ cup broccoli florets, cut into small pieces
  • ½ cup liquid egg whites
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Equipment and supplies:

  • 10" skillet
  • Measuring cups
  • 1 knife
  • Aluminum foil
  • Broiler
  • Stovetop

Directions:

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Wrap handle of skillet with nonstick aluminum foil.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, pepper, and broccoli.
  4. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Pour egg whites and eggs into skillet over the vegetables.
  6. Cook until eggs are almost fully cooked.
  7. Top with cheese and use an oven mitten to transfer the skillet in to the broiler.
  8. Broil until the cheese is melted and eggs are fully cooked.
  9. Remove pan from the oven and allow to cool for a minute before serving.

Serves: 4

Reviewed by: Cheryl Patterson, RD, CD