Sweet Pepper and Tomato Frittata
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Serves: 1
  • 4 eggs (whatever mix of whole eggs & egg whites you care to use)
  • ¼ cup / 2 fl oz. water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp butter
  • ½ red or green pepper, chopped into small pieces
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • ½ cup grated cheese (optional)
  1. Turn the oven broiler on high.
  2. Whisk the eggs well with the water, salt, pepper, and oregano.
  3. Heat the coconut oil and butter in a small skillet or omelet pan over a high heat.
  4. Add the chopped pepper and cook for 1 minute on high.
  5. Turn the heat to medium and pour the whisked eggs into the pan.
  6. Move the eggs around in the pan with a spatula for 20 seconds.
  7. Stir in the cut tomatoes and shake the skillet to even the egg mixture across it.
  8. Let the eggs cook, without stirring, for 1 minute.
  9. Remove the pan from the heat and place it under the broiler.
  10. Cook for 1 minute or until the eggs have completely set.
  11. Remove the pan from under the broiler and place back on the stove-top.
  12. If you are using the cheese, sprinkle it over the top of the frittata now.
  13. Cook the frittata for another minute on the stove-top, or until the underside is golden brown. Carefully lift one edge of the frittata with a spatula to check on the color.
  14. Place the frittata under the broiler until the cheese has melted and just begun to turn golden.
  15. Slide the frittata onto a plate leaing it unfolded.
Recipe by Carrie Brown | Life in the Sane Lane at http://marmaladeandmileposts.com/archives/18855