Atkins Diet Recipes Phase 1 Cooking: Zucchini Frittata

I have a sick obsession with zucchini. I'm not sure where it started, but I remember my mother always fried zucchini when I was a kid. Maybe eating it brings back fond memories, but regardless, it's an awesome vegetable.

This is one of my favorite recipes, and I thought I'd share it with you. It's really easy to make. You can eat it any time of the day.


Zucchini Frittata

This Zucchini Frittata is perfect for those in Phase 1 of the Atkins Diet or for anyone on a low carb diet. This recipe has 3.5 net carbs per serving.


Recipe Stats:
Phase 1
Works for Atkins20 and Atkins40
3.5 Net Carbs
Protein 18.6 grams
Fat 24.5 grams
Fiber 0.5 grams
Calories 309

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes



Ingredients:

2 medium zucchinis
1/2 cup chopped scallions
8 large eggs
4oz feta cheese
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Dash of Basil
Dash of Parsley

Directions:


  1.  Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a 12-inch nonstick ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.
  2.  Slice zucchini, add to the pan and cook 10 minutes turning the slices as they brown. 
  3.  Once zucchini is browned,  add scallions, red pepper flake, and salt. Cook 3-4 minutes on medium-low.
  4. Transfer to a bowl.
  5. Whisk eggs, feta cheese, parsley and basil in a bowl Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick ovenproof skillet on medium-high. 
  6.  Add the egg mixture and cook for 1-1 1/2 minutes until the bottom is set and slightly firm.
  7.  Place the zucchini mixture evenly over the top of the egg mixture. 
  8. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes until the edge is slightly puffed. 
  9.  Uncover, transfer to a broiler and broil 1-1 1/2 minutes, until the top is set and lightly golden. 


Please remember all ovens work differently. Times may vary.

If you make this, please leave a comment down below and tell me what you think of it.






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