Serve this elegant egg dish with a green salad and a glass of sparkling wine. Frittata Florentine is also a delicious brunch entrée.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

1/4 red onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
Extra-virgin olive oil
2 plum tomatoes, diced
Large handful of spinach or arugula, chopped
1 red or green pepper, diced
1/2 cup (125 mL) canned sweet corn
8 eggs, seasoned and beaten (for a lighter meal, discard two of the egg yolks)
Grated pecorino or Parmesan cheese (optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Using an ovenproof skillet, cook onion and garlic in olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add tomatoes, spinach, red or green pepper and corn; sauté for a few minutes.
  4. Add egg mixture to skillet and cook until bottom is firm.
  5. Sprinkle with cheese, if using, and bake until eggs are set on top and cheese is melted.
  6. Serve with a green salad.

Nutritional information

Per serving:

291 calories
19 g protein
11 g total fat (2 g saturated fat)
30 g carbohydrates
4 g fibre
68 mg cholesterol
286 mg sodium

– from the Reader’s Digest Best Health web site

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