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Yields:
3 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Meal Type:
Breakfast
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Ricotta and Leek Frittata

With only 4 ingredients, this easy to make frittata is a real breakfast treat.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Pre-heat broiler. Heat one tablespoon of butter in large oven proof skillet over medium-high heat and sauté chopped leeks for 3 minutes.
  2. Beat eggs. Combine eggs with 3 tablespoons of ricotta cheese, sauteed leeks, and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Heat remaining tablespoon of butter in skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add egg mixture and stir for about 1 minute until the eggs start to form cuds. Cook for another minute. The egg mixture should be set on the bottom but still wet on top.
  5. Place skillet under broiler for 2 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Use spatula to move frittata to plate. Cut into 3 wedges and serve.
  7. Note: to make lower in fat, use a cooking spray like Pam to sauté leeks and low fat or fat free ricotta cheese.
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Sorry 6.5 net carbs
not bad, but needs some garlic and maybe some spices like thyme/rosemary or asian spices to give it some flavour.
19 Aug 12 by member: Gwenndanis

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 276 calories in 1 serving of Ricotta and Leek Frittata.
Calorie break-down: 64% fat, 14% carbs, 22% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 177
Calories 276
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 19.64g 30%
  Saturated Fat 9.161g 46%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.805g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 6.316g  
Cholesterol 451mg 150%
Sodium 219mg 9%
Potassium 258mg  
Total Carbohydrate 9.6g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%
  Sugars 3.13g  
Protein 15.15g  
 
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 12% Iron 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
14%
of RDI*
(276 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (14%)
 
Fat (64%)
 
Protein (22%)
Carbohydrates, 9.6g (14%) Fat, 19.64g (64%) Protein, 15.15g (22%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories