Quick Frittata with Tomatoes and Cheese

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Frittata is a tasty and convenient summer dish. It takes just a few minutes to prepare and can be served either hot or cold. It's also a great way to use leftover vegetables, cheese, sausages or bacon. It makes 2 servings but you can always double or triple the batch and store it in the fridge for up to 5 days. This recipe is made with feta cheese, fresh herbs and tomatoes. What are your favourite frittata toppings? :-)

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Nutritional values (per serving)

6.2 grams 1.2 grams 26.7 grams 32.6 grams 16.7 grams 435 calories
Total Carbs7.4grams
Fiber1.2grams
Net Carbs6.2grams
Protein26.7grams
Fat32.6grams
of which Saturated16.7grams
Calories435kcal
Magnesium32mg (8% RDA)
Potassium414mg (21% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (5.8%), protein (25.1%), fat (69%)

Ingredients (makes 2 servings)

  • 6 large eggs, free-range or organic
  • 1/2 medium white onion (55 g / 1.9 oz)
  • 2/3 cup soft cheese like feta, crumbled (100 g / 3.5 oz)
  • 2/3 cup cherry tomatoes, halved (100 g / 3.5 oz)
  • 1 tbsp ghee (you can make your own)
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped herbs such as chives or basil
  • salt to taste (I used pink Himalayan)
  • freshly ground black pepper

Notes: When looking for ingredients, try to get them in their most natural form (organic, without unnecessary additives).

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven (or ideally broiler if you have it) to 200 °C/ 400 °F. Peel and slice the onion. Place on a hot pan greased with ghee and cook until lightly browned. Quick Frittata with Tomatoes and Cheese
  2. Crack the eggs into a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Add finely chopped herbs (I used chives) and whisk well. Quick Frittata with Tomatoes and Cheese
  3. When the onion is browned, pour in the eggs and cook until you see the edges turning opaque. Quick Frittata with Tomatoes and Cheese
  4. Top with the crumbled cheese and halved cherry tomatoes. Place under the broiler and cook for 5-7 minutes or until the top is cooked. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool down. Serve immediately or store in the fridge for up to 5 days. Quick Frittata with Tomatoes and Cheese
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I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

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Comments (14)

Absolutely great recipe after a long day at work. I added a bit of bacon and spinach to mine and it was great! Thanks for taking the time to put this recipe together. I can relate to your story and seem to be on a similar track with my life. Luck, health, and happiness Martina!!!

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Thank you for your lovely feedback, Cale! Those are great additions! 😊

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What is the total calorie count?

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All nutrition facts per serving are listed in the table above.

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Just had this for late breakfast, absolutely delicious!

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Thank you Natasha! 😊

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I subbed goat cheese and used chives. Used 8 eggs and it made 4 nice servings. This was fantastic! I wish I could post a photo!

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Thank you Pamela! I'll have a look and see how we can implement photo sharing 😊

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I would try this recipe using eggs whites
and adding only 2 whole eggs. Maybe some
low-fat cheese yum! 😊

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I'm not sure why go for low-fat cheese, you may want to check this out 😊 Keto Diet Guide

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Hi Martina, do you think cream cheese will work too? Thanks!

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Hi Mel, yes it will!

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Will mozzarella work?

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Absolutely! Both fresh mozzarella and even the "pizza-style" low-moisture mozzarella will be great in this recipe.

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