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Italian Frittata

Shopping List

  • ½ cup fresh bread crumbs (about 1 slice of bread)
  • 1 bunch broccoli, chopped and steamed
  • ½ red bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • ¾ cup old cheddar (optional)
  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup So Nice Original
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp fresh ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Use a blender or food processor to make fresh bread crumbs. Sprinkle crumbs in bottom of pie plate.
  • Arrange broccoli and red pepper evenly over bread crumbs.
  • In a small skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat and cook onion and thyme until soft (approx 5 minutes).
  • Sprinkle the onion mixture and cheese over the broccoli and peppers.
  • In a small bowl, whisk eggs, So Nice, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Pour over vegetables.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 35 – 40 minutes, or until puffed and golden brown. Let cool for 15 minutes prior to slicing, or serve at room temperature.

Variation: Substitute 3 cups of another calcium rich vegetable, such as blanched kale, bok choy or napa cabbage for the broccoli.