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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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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
Sorry 6.5 net carbs
23 Jul 08 by member: NancyJohnson

     
 

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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
276
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
19.64g
25%
Saturated Fat
9.161g
46%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.805g
Monounsaturated Fat
6.316g
Cholesterol
451mg
150%
Sodium
219mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
9.6g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
3.13g
Protein
15.15g
Vitamin D
1mcg
5%
Calcium
120mg
9%
Iron
3.13mg
17%
Potassium
258mg
5%
Vitamin A
271mcg
30%
Vitamin C
7.1mg
8%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
14%
of RDI*
(276 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (14%)
 
Fat (64%)
 
Protein (22%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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