Healthy Breakfast Frittata Print Email

Enjoy this tasty frittata recipe any time of the day. Serve with a large salad for a complete dinner meal.

½ medium onion, minced
4 medium cloves garlic, chopped
¼ lb ground lamb or turkey
1 + 2 TBS chicken broth
3 cups rinsed and finely chopped kale (stems removed)
5 omega-3 enriched eggs
salt and black pepper to taste

Mince onion and chop garlic let them sit for 5 minutes to enhance their health-promoting benefits. Preheat broiler on low.

Heat 1 TBS broth in a 9-10 inch stainless steel skillet. Healthy Sauté onion over medium heat, for about 3 minutes, stirring often.
Add garlic, ground lamb or turkey, and cook for another 3 minutes on medium heat, breaking up clumps.

Add kale and 2 TBS broth. Reduce heat to low and continue to cook covered for about 5 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper, and mix.

Beat eggs, season with a pinch of salt and pepper, and pour on top of mixture evenly. Cook on low for another 2 minutes without stirring.
Place skillet under broiler in middle of oven, about 7 inches from the heat source so it has time to cook without the top burning. As soon as the eggs are firm, it is done, about 2-3 minutes. Serves 2

Healthy Cooking Tips:
It is important to chop kale fine so it cooks in a shorter amount of time and allows its flavor to integrate with the other flavors. Also, make sure you break up the clumps of meat with a spoon while sautéing. This will also allow the flavor of the meat to seep into the other ingredients. Use a stainless steel skillet as close to 9-10 inches as possible so the vegetables don't overcook and you have some height to your frittata.

-The George Mateljan Foundation

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