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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Elle's Kitchen: Swiss Chard Frittata

 
Here is a quick, tasty dish that uses
one of the healthiest veggies you can find.


Ingredients:
 
4 teas. olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 bunch Swiss Chard, remove
tough stems and chop leaves
5 oz. roasted red peppers,
drained and chopped
4 eggs
2 egg whites
1/4 teas. salt
1/8 teas. pepper
1 cup shredded mozzarella
 

Preheat broiler.

Heat oil in an oven proof non-stick pan over
medium high heat.  Add onion and garlic and cook,
stirring for about 5 minutes.  Add chard and peppers,
cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3 minutes.


Whisk together eggs, egg whites, salt and
pepper in medium bowl, add mozzarella.


Pour over vegetable mixture and stir gently
to combine.  Reduce heat to medium and cook
until eggs are set, 7 - 8 minutes.  Place
frittata under broiler and broil 5'' from heat for 
2 minutes until top is lightly browned.  Let
stand for 2 minutes before serving.


Enjoy!









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