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Red Bell Pepper Frittata (Cookinglight) Recipe

Looking for an easy Red Bell Pepper frittata (CookingLight) recipe? Learn how to make Red Bell Pepper frittata (CookingLight) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cfreddy

Makes 4 servings



Serve a veggie-packed frittata for a meatless main dish that's ready in about 30 minutes.

Recipe Ingredients for Red Bell Pepper frittata (CookingLight)

1/2 cup water
1/3 cup uncooked couscous
1 tablespoon water
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 large egg whites
3 large eggs
1 Cooking spray
218 grams red bell pepper
116 grams thinly sliced onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Recipe Directions for Red Bell Pepper frittata (CookingLight)

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Bring 1/2 cup water to boil in a small saucepan; gradually stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

  3. Combine 1 tablespoon water, salt, black pepper, egg whites, and eggs in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  4. Heat a 10-inch ovenproof nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper, onion, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes. Stir in couscous and egg mixture; cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until almost set. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until set. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

  5. Note:

  6. Cooked couscous makes this meatless entrée more filling. Substitute 1 cup leftover cooked orzo, spaghetti, or vermicelli, if you prefer.

Categories

Eggs, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, First Course, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 215.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
196
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.4g
11%
Saturated Fat
3.3g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
168mg
56%
Sodium
608mg
25%
Potassium
302mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
18.4g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
4.1g
Protein
13.7g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 121%
Calcium 12% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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