Tuesday, February 3, 2009

LOW CARB Apple Gorgonzola Frittata

  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, salt and pepper; set aside. In another bowl, toss apple with lemon juice; set aside. In a 7-in. ovenproof skillet, saute the onion, celery and garlic in oil until tender. Remove and discard garlic. Reduce heat. Add egg mixture to skillet; sprinkle with apple and cheese. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until eggs are nearly set. Uncover; broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until eggs are completely set. Let stand for 5 minutes. Cut into wedges.

Yield: 2 servings.

Nutrition Facts One serving: 1/2 frittata Calories: 425 Fat: 33 g Saturated Fat: 15 g Cholesterol: 482 mg Sodium: 482 mg Carbohydrate: 15 g Fiber: 3 g Protein: 18 g

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