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Onion, Shallot, and Herb Frittata

Per Serving

Onion, Shallot, and Herb Frittata

Makes: 6 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 70
Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 2 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 75 mg
Protein 6 g
Choices: Medium-fat meat 1
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 27 minutes


2 tsp. olive oil, divided
1 cup chopped onion
2 Tbsp. minced shallot
2 eggs
4 egg whites
1/4 cup minced fresh basil
Salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan or Romano cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Heat 1 tsp. of the olive oil in a large nonstick oven-proof skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and shallot and sauté for about 7 to 8 minutes. Remove the onion mixture from the skillet and set aside.
  2. Beat the eggs, egg whites, basil, and salt and pepper. Fold in the onion mixture.
  3. In the remaining 1 tsp. of oil, heat the egg mixture on medium low. Cook without stirring for about 8 minutes.
  4. Transfer the skillet to the oven, sprinkle with the cheese, and bake for about 10 minutes until top is no longer runny. Cook an additional 5 minutes if necessary. Cut into wedges to serve.

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