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Smoked Sausage and Corn Frittata

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 16 mins
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

Browning intensifies the smokiness of the sausage, allowing you to use less sausage while achieving maximum results in this simple-to-prepare frittata.   Prep: 3 minutes; Cook: 16 minutes; Other: 2 minutes

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 4 ounces smoked turkey sausage, quartered lengthwise and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen shoepeg white corn, thawed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) reduced-fat shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, divided

Nutrition Information

  • calories 174
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fat 6 g
  • satfat 2.9 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 13.8 g
  • carbohydrate 14.5 g
  • fiber 1.6 g
  • cholesterol 76 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 472 mg
  • calcium 121 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add sausage; sauté 4 minutes or until browned. Stir in corn and, if desired, red pepper; reduce heat to medium-low.

  2. Combine egg and egg whites in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Drizzle evenly over sausage mixture. Cover and cook 8 minutes or until almost set. Remove pan from heat; sprinkle evenly with cheese and 1 1/2 tablespoons cilantro. Cover and let stand 2 minutes. Sprinkle with 1 1/2 tablespoons cilantro. Cut into 4 wedges.

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