Delish Frittata

Hey friends!

I hope your day was as good as mine!  Today was my “off” day for marathon training and I must say, I’m definitely appreciating the lack of a run.  I treated myself out to a nice steak dinner with wine tonight (gotta get that iron in from the red meat 😉 ) but still felt like cooking.  Apparently, I just need to get some type of cooking or baking in for the day!

To make this recipe, I used some food that I had and also grabbed some food from the dining hall.  “Shopping” at the dining hall definitely makes life easier when you don’t have a car!

Anyways, here’s the recipe:

1/3 cup chopped green pepper
1/3 cup Cherub tomatoes (I love these!)
2/3 cup steamed broccoli
1 yolk
2 egg whites
2 TB skim milk
1.5 cheese sticks (I used Frigo Light Mozzarella)
Ground Pepper, to taste (I used a few dashes)
Garlic Powder, to taste (I used a few dashes)
Red Pepper Flakes, to taste (totally optional- but I love spice, so I used a few heavy dashes)

Preheat oven to 450F, and place pie dish inside to get warm.
While the oven heats up: steam the broccoli and cut up the green pepper, tomatoes, and cheese sticks.
Next, crack eggs and put the 1 egg yolk and 2 egg whites into bowl.
Whisk eggs, and add 2 TB of skim milk.
Pour egg mixture into pie dish and add vegetables, cheese and seasonings.
Bake for about 15 minutes, until sides are brown and top isn’t runny.

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My first frittata!

After it’s out of the oven, run a fork around the edges so that the frittata isn’t stuck to the dish.
Then, grab a plate that’s about the same size as the pie dish, and flip it! (and cross your fingers that it doesn’t turn out like mine…)
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Okay, okay…so it’s not the prettiest looking frittata. Give a girl a break 😉

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Hope you enjoy this recipe!  After sampling it tonight, I am definitely looking forward to having it tomorrow after my four mile run 🙂

Study time for this girl- have a good night!

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