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Caramelized Onion, Red Pepper, Zucchini Frittata

By Jason Fung, MD

Caramelized Onion, Red Pepper, Zucchini Frittata

Caramelized onions, sautéed red bell peppers and zucchini mixed with Parmesan creates a easy frittata perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Recipe from skinnytaste.com
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast, Light Meal
Cuisine American, Italian, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 180 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 white onion thinly sliced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper diced
  • 1 1/2 cups zucchini diced into matchsticks
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400F. Over medium-low heat, heat oil in a 10-inch skillet. Stir in onion and cook until slightly brown, about 10 minutes. Add peppers and cook 5 more minutes, then add zucchini. Season with salt and pepper and cook 3 more minutes stirring occasionally.
  • In a medium bowl whisk eggs, Parmesan, salt and pepper.
  • Add eggs to the skillet making sure eggs cover all the vegetables. When the edges begin to set (about 2 minutes) move skillet to oven.
  • Cook about 10-15 minutes, or until frittata is completely cooked.
  • Serve warm, cut into 4 pieces.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Caramelized Onion, Red Pepper, Zucchini Frittata
Amount per Serving
Calories
180
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Cholesterol
 
283
mg
94
%
Sodium
 
213
mg
9
%
Potassium
 
328
mg
9
%
Carbohydrates
 
7
g
2
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
13
g
26
%
Vitamin A
 
1478
IU
30
%
Vitamin C
 
48
mg
58
%
Calcium
 
130
mg
13
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Breakfast, Italian, Light Meal, Mediterranean
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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