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Red Pepper Frittata

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Red Pepper Frittata

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size¼of recipe
Calories from Fat25
Total Fat3 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium280 mg
Total Carbohydrate9 g
Dietary Fiber2 g
Sugars6 g
Proteins14 g
Vitamin A70% DV
Vitamin C260% DV
Calcium8% DV
Iron15% DV

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Servings and Times

Preparation Time45 minutes

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person:  0.5

Ingredients and Preparation

Olive oil, divided2 teaspoon
Chopped celery½ cup
Garlic cloves, minced2
Dried oregano½ teaspoon
Grated parmesan cheese1 tablespoon
Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley1 tablespoon
Egg substitute2 cups
Red bell peppers, chopped
Chopped onions½ cup
  1. Directions
  2. In a large oven-proof frying pan over medium heat, warm 1 teaspoon of oil.
  3. Add the red peppers, celery, onions, and garlic. Cook, stirring frequently for 4-5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl lightly whisk together the egg substitute, parsley, oregano, and black pepper. Stir in the vegetable mixture.
  5. In the same frying pan over medium heat warm the remaining 1 teaspoon of oil. Add the egg mixture and cook until brown around the edges. Cover the pan and reduce heat to low. Cook for 3-4 minutes, or until the eggs are set.
  6. Meanwhile, preheat the broiler. Sprinkle the frittata with the parmesan.
  7. Place the pan about 5 inches from the heat and broil for 1-2 minutes, or until golden brown.
  8. Serve cut into wedges.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 0; Vegetables: 1; Meat: 2; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 0; Other: 0
Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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