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Veggie Sausage-Cheddar Frittata

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 11 mins
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 2 wedges)

Vegetable sausage is easier to crumble if you microwave it at HIGH for 15 seconds.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (8-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
  • 4 (1.3-ounce) frozen vegetable protein sausage patties, thawed and crumbled
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup egg substitute
  • 1/4 cup fat-free half-and-half
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 184
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 5.9 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 0.7 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 21 g
  • carbohydrate 10.4 g
  • fiber 3.2 g
  • cholesterol 11 mg
  • iron 3.7 mg
  • sodium 588 mg
  • calcium 154 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Place a 12-inch ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chopped bell pepper and mushrooms; sauté 3 minutes. Add sausage, salt, and pepper; reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 1 minute.

  3. Combine egg substitute and half-and-half; carefully pour over sausage mixture. Cover and cook 6 minutes. (Frittata will be slightly moist on top.) Sprinkle with cheese.

  4. Broil 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Cut into 8 wedges.

Cook's Notes

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