Pasta Frittata

Enjoy this herbed pasta and green onions cheesy frittata for a dinner that’s ready in just 35 minutes!

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked vermicelli, broken in half
1
cup fat-free cholesterol-free egg product (from 8-oz. carton) or 4 eggs, lightly beaten
1/3
cup fat-free (skim) milk
3/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
8
medium green onions, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
teaspoon olive or canola oil
3/4
cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (3 oz)
  • 1 Cook vermicelli as directed on package. Drain; rinse with hot water.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix egg product, milk, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, the oregano and ground red pepper until well blended. Stir in onions.
  • 3 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Spread cooked vermicelli in hot skillet; pour egg product mixture evenly over top. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 13 to 15 minutes or until center is almost set.
  • 4 Remove skillet from heat. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and the cheese over vermicelli mixture. Cover; let stand 2 minutes or until egg mixture is set and cheese is melted. Serve from skillet, or run pancake turner around edge of skillet to loosen and slide out onto serving plate. Cut into wedges. If desired, garnish with additional chopped green onions.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    550mg
    550%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    49g
    49%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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