Cinco de Maya Fiesta Frittata – Breakfast, Brunch or Dinner
Affordable and Healthy Family Meal
An easy healthy meal that you can customize 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 the 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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