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Red Pepper & Goat Cheese Frittata

Eating Well Magazine

A frittata is like an omelette but you don’t flip it and you finish cooking it by putting the pan in the oven. Then slice and serve. This is a great fast meal which can be served with potatoes and salad. You can easily swap out ingredients here and add whatever you like.

Ingredients 6 servings

  • 8 eggs

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 cup sliced red bell pepper

  • 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and sliced

  • ½ cup crumbled goat cheese

Preparation

  1. Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler.

  2. Whisk eggs, oregano, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Heat oil in a large, ovenproof, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add bell pepper and scallions and cook, stirring constantly, until the scallions are just wilted, 30 seconds to 1 minute.

  3. Pour the egg mixture over the vegetables and cook, lifting the edges of the frittata so uncooked egg can flow underneath, until the bottom is light golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Dot the top with cheese, transfer the pan to the oven and broil until puffy and lightly golden on top, 2 to 3 minutes. Let rest for about 3 minutes before serving. Serve hot or cold.

  4. Make Ahead Tip: Let cool, cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day; serve cold.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ⅙ frittata

  • Per serving: 177 calories; 13 g fat(4 g sat); 1 g fiber; 3 g carbohydrates; 11 g protein; 56 mcg folate; 252 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 1,214 IU vitamin A; 25 mg vitamin C; 76 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 337 mg sodium; 204 mg potassium

  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (42% daily value), Vitamin A (24% dv)

  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0

  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1½ medium fat meat, 1½ fat

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