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Vegetable Skillet Frittata

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Note: If you try this recipe, get a grownup's help because it requires using a knife, the stovetop, and the oven.

Prep time: 25 minutes

What you need:

  • 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, non-stick
  • Measuring cups
  • 1 knife
  • Heatproof spatula
  • Aluminum foil
  • Broiler
  • Stovetop

What to do:

  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. Top with cheese.
  7. Use an oven mitten to transfer the skillet into the oven. Broil until the cheese is melted and eggs are fully cooked.
  8. Remove pan from the oven and allow to cool for a minute before serving.

How much does this recipe make? 4 servings

Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD
Date reviewed: June 2015
Originally reviewed by: Cheryl Patterson, RD, CDE