Healthy Spinach Frittata

healthy-spinich-frittataThis is a great recipe to make when you want to start your day with a healthy kick or when you are looking to serve an easy-to-prepare breakfast or brunch to guests.  Serve this spinach frittata topped with a simple tomato-basil salsa which is packed with flavor but isn’t packed with fat and calories.

Ingredients

Frittata

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 box (9 oz) Green Giant(r) frozen spinach, thawed, drained
  • 8 eggs or 1 container (16 oz) fat-free egg product (2 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Salsa

  • 2 plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Directions

  • In small bowl, mix salsa ingredients until blended. Set aside.
  • In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat. Add spinach; cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until spinach is thoroughly heated.
  • In medium bowl, beat eggs, cheese, salt and pepper with wire whisk until blended. Pour over spinach. Cover; cook over medium-low heat 5 to 7 minutes or until eggs are set and light golden brown on bottom. Cut into 4 wedges. Top each serving with salsa mixture.
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