Onion Frittata Bites

Onion Frittata Bites Recipe

Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

Sweet caramelized onions and salty Parmesan cheese flavor these bite-sized appetizers. Bake the day before the party; cover and refrigerate in the baking dish. Shortly before guests arrive, reheat at 200° for 15 to 20 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature, garnished with sour cream and chives.

Yield:

12 servings (serving size: 2 pieces)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 47
Caloriesfromfat 33 %
Fat 1.7 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 3.9 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 170 mg
Calcium 40 mg

Ingredients

1 teaspoon butter
2 cups finely chopped onion
Cooking spray
1 cup egg substitute
1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 large eggs
1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
48 (1-inch) pieces fresh chives

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Melt butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion to pan; cook 15 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Spread mixture in a single layer in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine egg substitute, 2 tablespoons cheese, salt, pepper, and eggs. Pour egg mixture evenly over onion; sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons cheese. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until set. Cool slightly; cut into 24 pieces. Top each with 1/2 teaspoon sour cream and 2 chive pieces.

Mark Bittman,

Cooking Light

November 2007
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