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    Southwestern Frittata

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    10 mins

    25 mins

    Tish's Note:

    This colorful frittata can turn a brunch or light dinner into a fiesta. Tastes great served with potatoes and fruit on the side

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Coat a large (oven usable) skillet with no-stick spray.
    2. 2
      Add the butter and melt over medium heat.
    3. 3
      Add the onions and red peppers; cook, stirring, for 3 minutes.
    4. 4
      Add the corn and jalapeño peppers; cook, stirring, for 3 minutes.
    5. 5
      In a small bowl, lightly beat together the eggs, egg whites, cilantro, salt and black pepper.
    6. 6
      Add to the pan and swirl to evenly distribute the mixture.
    7. 7
      Cook for 5 minutes, gently lifting the egg mixture from the sides of the pan with a spatula as it becomes set.
    8. 8
      Cook until the eggs are set on the bottom but still moist on the top.
    9. 9
      Remove from the heat.
    10. 10
      Broil for 1 minute, or until the top is golden.
    11. 11
      Use a spatula to loosen the frittata from the skillet and slide it onto a serving plate.
    12. 12
      Cut into wedges to serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 21, 2009

      55

      very good and made a nice quick supper, we loved the corn in it , something a little different. I had some cherry tomatoes to use up so I placed them around the top for a little colour. I will be making it again , thanks for posting.

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    • on September 22, 2006

      55

      I used Olive oil instead of butter, and eggbeaters instead of egg whites. I LOVED this recipe. I made it for a brunch and got rave reviews. It was beautiful and very flavorful. I would make this even if I wasn't on Weight Watchers.

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    • on January 19, 2005

      45

      Always looking for new ways to liven up my eggbeaters but until now never considered corn. I ommitted the butter and cooked the vegetables with a bit of olive oil. Replaced the eggs with eggbeaters as well. The results were delicious. Served with grated cheddar cheese on the side for those inclined.

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    Nutritional Facts for Southwestern Frittata

    Serving Size: 1 (200 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 168.4
     
    Calories from Fat 67
    40%
    Total Fat 7.4 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 2.8 g
    14%
    Cholesterol 216.5 mg
    72%
    Sodium 300.0 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 12.8 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 4.0 g
    16%
    Protein 13.3 g
    26%

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