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Spinach Frittata

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

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

  3. carbo rating: 3

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