If you use the optional garlic salt, it will add 120 mg of sodium per serving.
When purchasing a seasoning blend, be sure to check the sodium content. Some contain salt, thoughit’s not always mentioned in the name as it is with garlic salt.
- 4 eggs
- 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley (or 1 tsp/5 mL dried parsley)
- ½ tsp dried oregano
- ¼ tsp garlic salt (optional)
- Pinch freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tsp margarine or butter
- 2 green onions, chopped
- ½ cup chopped broccoli, asparagus or green beans
- ½ cup chopped celery
- In a bowl, whisk together eggs, parsley, oregano, garlic salt (if using), pepper and 1 tbsp (15 mL) water. Set aside.
- In a heavy skillet, melt margarine over medium heat. Sauté green onions, broccoli and celery for 4 to 5minutes or until tender-crisp.
- Pour egg mixture over vegetable mixture and cook for 30 seconds. Cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until set. Cut frittata in half and slide out of the skillet onto warmed plates.
Canada’s Choice per Serving: 2 Meat & Alternatives, 1½ Fats
Recipe reprinted with permission from Canada’s 250 Essential Diabetes Recipes, Sharon Zeiler, RobertRose Inc., 2011, http://www.robertrose.ca.
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