Friday, January 7, 2011

Easy Breakfast Mixed Vegetable Frittata Recipe

If you are like me, you are always on the lookout for tasty and easy breakfast recipes. The one I have for you today involves some chopping and slicing, but with a food processor, such as one of the KitchenAid 700-Watt 12-Cup Food Processors, that should not present a problem.

So, try this tasty frittata recipe when you want to serve something special for breakfast.

Breakfast Mixed Vegetable Frittata Recipe

What You Need:
  • 1 yellow squash, sliced thin
  • 1 zucchini, sliced thin
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 C of low fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1/4 C feta cheese, crumbled
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 C of skim milk
  • 1/4 tsp basil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 C Parmesan cheese, grated
How to Make It:
  1. Set the oven temperature to 375 and preheat.
  2. Spray a 9 inch pie plate well with a nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Place the squash, zucchini and onion into a microwave safe bowl.
  4. Cover and microwave on high for 7 minutes or until tender.
  5. Drain well and place in the prepared pie plate.
  6. Top the vegetables with the mozzarella cheese and then the tomatoes.
  7. Spread the feta cheese over the tomatoes.
  8. Whisk the eggs, milk, basil, garlic, salt and pepper together well.
  9. Pour the mixture over the top.
  10. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese.
  11. Bake for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  12. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
Makes 8 servings

This is a great way to use up all those extra garden vegetables. Use whatever mix of vegetables you have on hand.

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