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Life after Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month –July 2016

Summer Vegetables Three-Cheese Frittata

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

4 ounces sliced mushrooms

1/2 green or red bell pepper, diced

1/2 zucchini, seeded and diced

1/4 red onion, thinly sliced

2 ounces shredded low-fat Mozzarella cheese

2 ounces crumbled Feta cheese

2 ounces shaved Parmesan cheese

6 eggs, beaten well

1 teaspoon seasoning salt (like Lawry’s or Spike)

1/2 teaspoon dried ground oregano

Directions

  1. Add olive oil in a 10-12-inch omelet pan placed over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, bell pepper, zucchini and onion; sauté until the vegetables have softened and are lightly browned, about 5-6 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to low. Add the mozzarella, Feta and Parmesan cheeses to the pan and let them start to melt.
  3. Add the eggs and season with seasoning salt and oregano. Cover the pan and cook on low for about 10-12 minutes. Eggs will be nearly set.
  4. Preheat broiler.
  5. Put the pan, uncovered, under the broiler and broil until the eggs and cheeses are all melted and nicely browned, about 1-2 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool slightly, then cut with a pizza cutter into 8 wedges. Serve hot.

Nutrition per serving (1/6 of pan): Calories: 106, Fat: 7g, Sat: 3g, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 9 g.

Recipe from InsideKarenskitchen.com: http://insidekarenskitchen.com/summer-vegetables-three-cheese-frittata/

 

Baked Cheese Crisps

Makes 8 or 9 crisps

A fun twist on cheese that can be used and as a crunchy snack!

Ingredients

½ cup grated hard cheese such as Parmesan, cheddar, or Mexican blend cheeses (about 2

ounces)

Preparation

  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Form about 1 tablespoon of the cheese into a thin circle on the parchment paper; repeat with the remaining cheese, leaving 2 inches between circles.
  3. Bake until the cheese is golden brown and lacy, 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet, then serve.

Nutrition per serving(1 ounce or 4 crisps): Calories: 110, Fat: 7g, Sat: 5g, Carbohydrates: 1 g, Protein: 10 g.

Recipe from InsideKarenskitchen.com: http://insidekarenskitchen.com/baked-cheese-crisps/

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  1. Posted by Deb hachey

    Thank you so much for always showing us how to maintain a healthier body.

    October 12, 2016 8:18 am Reply

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