Mar 24, 2017 Post By: Children's Health

Easy, healthy recipe: EGGstraordinary Frittatas
Start the day with EGGcitement, using this healthy frittata recipe from a Children’s Health℠ dietitian.

Breakfast is an EGGcelent way to start the day. Why not try something simple yet extraordinarily delicious to get your kids EGGcited. Denon Stacy, M.S., R.D.L.D., a clinical dietitian at Children’s Health℠, whips up a delicious recipe for egg frittatas. Using three different food groups, this recipe is EGGstra healthy and sure to satisfy your kids' hunger.

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites (or ½ cup egg whites)
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ cup spinach, chopped
  • ¼ cup tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ cup mozzarella cheese
  • Pinch of salt, to taste
  • Pinch of pepper, to taste
  • Canola oil spray

Mix and match fillings:

Choose whichever vegetables or cheese you prefer. Some examples are below:

  • ½ cup spinach, chopped
  • ¼ cup tomatoes, diced
  • ¼ cup onion, diced fine
  • ¼ cup bell pepper, diced fine
  • ¼ cup broccoli, cut into small florets 
  • ¼ cup mushrooms
  • ¼ cup zucchini
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F degrees.
  2. Combine eggs and egg whites in a measuring bowl and whisk together.
  3. Spray mini muffin tins with canola oil spray.
  4. Add chopped veggies and cheese into each muffin tin.
  5. Season each cup with salt and pepper.
  6. Pour egg mixture into muffin tins.
  7. Bake for 10-15 minutes until frittata is set and the eggs are cooked through.
  8. Enjoy with the whole family.

Storage and Expiration

You can store the frittata in a glass container in the refrigerator after the eggs have cooled. These will stay good for up to four days.