Appetizer Frittata Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group,

Ingredients

 Spinach1 Cup (16 tbs), packed
 Butter1 Teaspoon
 Onion1
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
 Sweet red pepper1 , finely chopped
 Eggs6 Small, slightly beaten
 Bread crumbs3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Soy sauce1 Tablespoon
 Hot pepper sauce1 Dash
 Orange1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), shredded
 Cheddar cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 318 Calories from Fat 171

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.7%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g50.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 281.8 mg

Sodium 682.1 mg28.4%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.9%

Sugars 9.7 g

Protein 19 g37.1%

Vitamin A 51% Vitamin C 123.7%

Calcium 35.3% Iron 12.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. To prepare spinach, wash it and shake off excess water.
2. Microwave spinach with just the water clinging to leaves, covered with lid or vented plastic wrap, at High for 1-1/2 minutes.
3. Drain and squeeze the spinach very dry, chop very fine and set aside.

MAKING
4. In bowl, microwave butter at High for about 15 seconds or until melted, add onion and garlic, cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave at High for 2 minutes or until softened.
5. Mix in red pepper, cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave at High for 1 minute.
6. In food processor or bowl, blend together eggs, bread crumbs, soy sauce, salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce.
7. Add cheese, spinach and onion mixture and mix well.
8. Into lightly greased 9-inch (2 liter) ring mould, pour the mixture, cover with waxed paper and microwave at Medium (50%) for 3 minutes.
9. Stir, pulling the set mixture to the center of mould to let the liquid run to outsides and smoothen top.
10. Cover with waxed paper, microwave at Medium (50%) for 3 minutes longer and rotate dish.
11. Then turn heat to Medium-Low (30%) and microwave for 10 to 12 minutes longer, rotating dish a quarter turn every 3 minutes.
12. With plastic wrap cover tightly and let it stand directly on countertop for 10 minutes.

SERVING
13. Serve warm by cutting into wedges or serve cold by cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until chilled.
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