Fiesta Frittata – Breakfast, Brunch or Dinner
Affordable Family meal for any time of day
Easy healthy meal that you can customized for your family’s tastes. A meal which serves 4 costing $10 – 15.
8 Ounces Low Fat Cottage Cheese
2 Cups Mexican Cheese, Shredded, Divided
1 Tablespoon Butter
1 Tablespoon Onion, Coarsely Chopped
1 Clove Garlic, Minced
1 Teaspoons Green Chile Peppers, Diced ( optional)
8 Ounces Reduced Fat Sour Cream (Optional)
1/2 Cups Chunky Salsa (Optional)
1/2 Cups Cilantro Sprigs (Optional) for Garnish
Beat eggs; add cottage cheese and 1 cup Mexican cheese, blend well; set aside.
In a 10-inch, non-stick, oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter.
Add onion and garlic; sauté until onion is tender, about 5-7 minutes.
Add green chilies and stir to mix.
Pour egg mixture over vegetables in skillet; cook for 2-3 minutes or until mixture looks set around the rim.
Keeping mixture in skillet, bake in 350ºF oven until knife inserted in center of dish comes out clean or about 20-25 minutes.
Sprinkle with remaining cup of cheese and place under broiler for about 1 minute to brown and melt cheese (watch carefully).
Cut into wedges and serve with reduced-fat sour cream and salsa and garnish with sprigs of cilantro, if desired.
Hint: To make the skillet oven-proof, wrap the handle with aluminum foil.
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