This past weekend was my first attempt at brunch.  Overall, it was really successful.  This frittata was extremely easy to make once you get everything chopped up.  Thank you to my husband for helping me with brunch and especially with this dish.  See – I gave you credit!

Bacon Cheese and Veggie Frittata, adapted from Allrecipes


6 eggs
1 cup 1% milk
2 tablespoons unsalted butter or margarine, melted
dash salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 onion, chopped
1 green pepper, diced
1 red pepper, diced
5 turkey bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a bowl, beat eggs, milk, butter, salt and pepper.  Mix in peppers and onion.  Sprinkle with bacon and cheese.  Bake 25-30 minutes.
Yields 6 servings
Nutrition per serving: 243 calories, 17.7g fat, 9g saturated fat, 229.7mg cholesterol, 382.5mg sodium, 6.1g carbohydrates, 0.9g fiber, 2.9g sugar, 14.5g protein.
To make a little healthier – substitute eggs for 1.5 cups of egg substitute and use cheese made with low-fat milk.  Nutrition facts for these substitutions: 180.8 calories, 10.4g fat, 5.8g saturated fat, 38.9mg cholesterol, 463.9mg sodium, 6.2g carbohydrates, 0.9g fiber, 3.3g sugar, 14.3g protein.

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