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Basic Frittata

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Quick Facts

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 8 min.
Total: 13 min.
Frittatas taste good cold and travel well - perfect for picnic fare or a take-along lunch.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup liquid, such as milk, tomato juice, broth
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme leaves OR herb of your choice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp butter or vegetable oil

Directions

  • Beat eggs, liquid, herb and salt and pepper in medium bowl until blended. Add filling; mix well.
  • Heat butter in 6 to 8-inch nonstick omelet pan or skillet over medium heat until melted. Pour in egg mixture; cook over low to medium heat until eggs are almost set, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Cover and let stand until eggs are completely set and no visible liquid egg remains, 5 to 10 minutes. Cut into wedges.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 193
  Calories from Fat 128 (66%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(30%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(145%)Cholesterol 436mg
(6%)Sodium 153mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 2g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(28%)Protein 14g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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