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Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke Photo by: Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

Onion Frittata Bites

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.

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 2007

  • Yield: 12 servings (serving size: 2 pieces)

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 47
  • Calories from fat: 33%
  • Fat: 1.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 3.9g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Cholesterol: 38mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 170mg
  • Calcium: 40mg
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