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Frittata with Red Bell Pepper, Spinach, Basil and Parmesan Cheese

This versatile egg based Italian dish is great for anytime of the day!  It’s loaded with protein, vitamins, minerals and can be a great snack or anytime meal.  

Here is the base recipe and ideas of how to change it up below:

Instructions:

Preheat oven to broil.

You will need a 9 inch skillet that is oven safe.

1 tblsp olive oil

6 organic large eggs

2 tbsp. low fat organic milk

1/2 cup of mozzarrella cheese

2 tblsp of parmesan cheese

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

1 cup of ingredients to saute of your choice ( see item ideas below)

Heat up olive oil in skillet and add ingredients to be sauteed for 3-4 minutes or until partially cooked and translucent.

Combine 6 eggs in a small bowl with 2 tblsp of milk and any herbs you’d like to add. Pour into frying pan.  Stir a few times to incorporate all ingredients and let cook for 2-3 minutes.  

Once the egg mixture begins to solidify slightly, add mozzarella and parmesan cheese as the topping.

Place skillet into oven and cook on broil for 3-4 minutes.  Watch carefully so that the top doesn’t burn!

Pull out and let cool for a few minutes and then gently lift out of skillet with a spatula onto a cutting board.  Cut into wedges and serve immediately.

Ingredient Ideas:

Chopped spinach and mushroom

Turkey bacon and onion

Southwest style with salsa, black beans, garlic and onions

Red bell peppers and onions

Italian sausage and ricotta cheese

Asparagus and white cannellini beans

Herbs:  rosemary, basil, oregano, chili powder, garlic powder.

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