Zucchini Frittata (Low Carb)
- Ready In:
- 3 medium zucchini, cut into a julienne
- 4 tablespoons butter, divided
- 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
- 6 eggs
- 1 pinch dried oregano
- 1 pinch dried rosemary
- 1⁄3 cup sour cream
- 1 teaspoon lemon rind, finely grated
- salt and pepper
- 1 cup monterey jack cheese, grated (raw is best)
- After the zucchini has been cut into a julienne (you can use your food processor if you have one), salt it and drain it in a colander for 30 minutes.
- Rise and pat dry the zucchini.
- Melt butter and olive oil in an oven-proof frying pan and saute the zucchini for about a minute. Remove it from the pan with a slotted spoon.
- Beat the eggs with the sour cream, seasonings and lemon rind.
- Melt the rest of the butter and olive oil in the pan and pour in teh egg mixture.
- Cook eggs over medium heat for about 5 minutes, or until the underside is lightly browned.
- Sprinkle the grated cheese on top and place the whole pan under the broiler for a few minutes, or until it has puffed and is lightly browned.
- Cut the frittata into wedges and serve. Yum!
Questions & Replies
Got a question? Share it with the community!
Have any thoughts about this recipe? Share it with the community!
RECIPE SUBMITTED BY
Well, my real name is Brenda, and I am a stay at home mom of 3 boys (ages 6, 5, and 4) and 1 baby girl. I homeschool my boys during the day, and I enjoy cooking with them. I love cooking and trying new things. I like fast, easy recipes for dinner, but I also like more complicated, elegant dishes. We entertain often, so I am always looking for something new to fix. I sent several recipes into the Pillbsbury Bakeoff Contest a few years ago, so I spent a month or so inventing recipes. I will post those here soon. :) I have a son who was born 3 months premature (26 weeks gestation) and is now too skiney (at 6 years old) and sensetive to the texture of his food. I always like finding high calorie foods that he will actually eat! In my "spare time" (ok, 1 night per week!), I design and maintain a website: SeriousMoms.com. I LOVE this site. I look forward to working on it every week. I've made several pages on my site that link to many Zaar recipes--like my Cupcakes page, and my Christmas Gift Ideas, and Recipes for Romantic Dates at Home. :) Lately, I've been enjoying "The Sneaky Chef" with my kids. It WORKS! :) They like all of the recipes so far!! For fun, I also enjoy scrapbooking. I'm currently working on my daughter's baby album. We love adoption! We've adopted 2 of our kids--Noah (3) and Ruby (our baby). It's not always easy, we have struggles (we didn't get Noah 'til he was 14 months, so he has a lot of anger built up in him), but we love it nonetheless. It is a blessing to us to be able to see these kids grow, and to not know what they're going to look like or be like, and to just fall in love with how different they are from us & how those traits never could've come from us. :) <img src="http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j166/ZaarNicksMom/PACsticker-Adopted.jpg">