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Chicken Frittata

Chicken FrittataRecipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 cups diced cooked chicken
8 large eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup shallots
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced (about 1 cup)
1 (5-ounce) package baby arugula
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In medium bowl, whisk eggs. Season with salt and ground black pepper. Add ricotta cheese and stir, leaving cheese in small chunks.
  3. In a 12-inch non-stick frying pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallots and sauté 4 to 5 minutes until softened.
  4. Add red peppers and sauté 4 minutes.
  5. Add one half of arugula and cook to wilt, turning with tongs. Add remaining arugula and wilt in same manner. Stir in chicken to combine with vegetables.
  6. Pour egg mixture into pan with vegetables and chicken. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes or until edges of frittata are set.
  7. Place pan in oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove frittata and allow to rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 360; Total Fat: 21g; Saturated Fat: 9g; Total Carbs: 6g; Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 37g.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.