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Quick, Easy Poblano Frittata

Add this quick and easy Poblano Frittata recipe to your dinner rotation. Simple, nutritious meals to make more time for family.

Quick, Easy Poblano Frittata

    Prep Time: 10 minutes

    Cook time: 15 minutes

    Yield: Servings: 4 (2 wedges per serving)

Quick, Easy Poblano Frittata Ingredients

    4 large eggs

    1/4   cup fat-free milk

    2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

    1 teaspoon olive oil

    2 medium poblano peppers, seeds and ribs discarded, chopped

    2 cups frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed

    2 medium green onions, chopped

    1/4   cup finely shredded Cotija cheese or crumbled queso fresco

    1 medium tomato, chopped

    1/4   cup fat-free sour cream

Quick, Easy Poblano Frittata Instructions

    In medium bowl, whisk eggs, milk and cilantro.

    In medium skillet over medium heat, heat oil, swirling to coat bottom of skillet. Cook poblano peppers 3 minutes, or until browning on edges, stirring frequently.

    Stir in corn and green onion. Reduce heat to medium-low and carefully pour in egg mixture. Cook, covered, 10 minutes, or until mixture is just set on edges and still soft in center. Avoid overcooking. Remove from heat.

    Sprinkle with cheese. Cut into eight wedges. Place two wedges on each plate. Top with tomatoes and sour cream.

Nutritional information per serving:

244 calories; 8.5 g total fat; 2.5 g saturated fat; 1.5 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 192 mg cholesterol; 177 mg sodium; 27 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 8 g total sugars; 13 g protein.

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Making time for meals together can have a positive impact on the well-being of families, including children and adolescents. In fact, regular meals at home can help reduce stress and boost self-esteem, according to research published in “Canadian Family Physician.”

Mealtime conversations are also a perfect opportunity to connect with your loved ones. A study published in “New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development” showed these conversations help improve children’s vocabularies more than being read aloud to.

Making time for meals together shouldn’t require spending all night in the kitchen, however. A simple-to-prepare ingredient like eggs can help you spend less time cooking and more time with family.

For example, this heart-healthy recipes for Poblano Frittata from the Healthy for Good Eat Smart initiative, nationally supported by Eggland’s Best, are ready in 15 minutes or less. It includes a wide variety of vegetables, fruit, whole grains and healthy protein sources, which are recommended by the American Heart Association to help prevent heart disease and stroke.

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