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11 July, 2015

Veggie Sausage-Cheddar Frittata

Posted in : Breakfast on by : BestDiabeticRecipes Staff

When you’re diabetic, it can be difficult to find hearty, filling meals that work well for breakfast. This Veggie Sausage-Cheddar Frittata recipe is one of those. It can be a great hearty breakfast or a healthy lunch. However you choose to use it, enjoy!

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

Directions

Preheat broiler.

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.

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.

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

(recipe sourced from Health.com)