Spinach Frittata

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Look at the labels to find the marinara sauce with the least carbohydrate. Most will be between 9 and 14 grams of carbohydrate per 1/2-cup serving, depending on the amount of sugar that is added. You can also use a tomato pasta sauce in place of the marinara.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 2 wedges and 1/4 cup sauce)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 154
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 5.1 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 15.9 g
Carbohydrate 6.9 g
Fiber 3.7 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 3.5 mg
Sodium 580 mg
Calcium 223 mg

Ingredients

2 teaspoons butter or margarine
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 garlic clove, minced
1 1/2 cups egg substitute
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
1 cup marinara sauce, warmed

Preparation

1. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet with sloped sides over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, and sauté until tender.

2. Combine egg substitute and next 4 ingredients; add onion mixture, stirring well. Pour egg mixture into pan. Cover; cook over medium-low heat 10 minutes or until mixture is set. Remove from heat; sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Cut into 8 wedges, and serve with warm marinara sauce.

carbo rating: 3

Note:

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook

January 2005
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