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Spinach Frittata

Spinach Frittata

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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

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

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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 154
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 5.1g
  • Saturated fat: 2.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 15.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 6.9g
  • Fiber: 3.7g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 3.5mg
  • Sodium: 580mg
  • Calcium: 223mg
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