Vegetable Frittata Recipe

Turns out, your mom was right – you should eat your broccoli! 

With high amounts of fiber, potassium, and vitamins C and K, broccoli has health benefits ranging from reduced cancer risk to a boosted immune system. If that’s not enough, this cruciferous veggie is also believed to improve skin, bone, cardiovascular, and digestive health. Best of all, broccoli can be prepared in so many tasty ways – from steaming and roasting to soups, salads, pastas, and more – that you’re sure to find a way to enjoy it. Here’s a broccoli recipes that deliver on taste and nutrition.

Vegetable Frittata

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    Cheri Hudgins shares her delicious and healthy vegetable fritatta recipe perfect for a filling breakfast and great start to your day!


    • 2 Tbsp.

      olive oil

    • 1

      medium onion (½ cup), chopped

    • 1

      medium red bell pepper, sliced into ¼-inch strips

    • 1 cup

      fresh broccoli florets (can sub with thawed frozen broccoli)

    • 1 cup

      mushrooms, sliced

    • 2 cups

      liquid egg whites

    • 1 cup

      low-fat cheese of choice, shredded


    • Preheat oven to 350° F.

    • Pour olive oil in a 10-inch, oven-safe skillet and heat until sizzling. Add onions, peppers, broccoli, and mushrooms. Cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until tender.

    • Pour egg whites into the skillet and sprinkle with your preferred seasonings. Cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes, lifting the eggs slightly with a spatula to allow uncooked portions to flow underneath.

    • Place the skillet inside preheated oven to finish cooking the frittata, 3-4 minutes. Top with cheese and return to the oven to melt.

    • Slice the frittata and serve with your favorite fruit.

      Cheri Hudgins

       Chattanooga’s Cheri Hudgins juggles being a mother, entrepreneur, and administrator of an assisted living facility, all while maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly! Cheri loves helping and encouraging family and friends on their journey to a healthier lifestyle.

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