Swiss Chard Frittata
5 large eggs
5 large egg whites
2 tablespoons light whipping cream
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
½ cup diced onion
½ cup diced red bell pepper
2 ounces Canadian bacon, diced
1 large bunch Swiss chard, stemmed and torn into pieces
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ cup (2 ounces) Swiss cheese, grated
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Place egg whites, eggs, cream, salt and pepper in large bowl; stir well with whisk.
3. Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-heat. Add garlic, onion, bell pepper and Canadian bacon; saute 2 minutes. Add Swiss chard and nutmeg; saute 3 minutes or until tender. Pour egg mixture into pan, sprinkle cheese on top; transfer pan to oven. Bake 20 minutes or until eggs are set.
Published with permission from the American Culinary Federation and Clemson University’s Culinary Nutrition Undergraduate Student Research Group. Chef & Child Ingredient of the Month, June 2013