Vegetable Stovetop Frittata

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A light and high-protein vegetarian egg dish, easy and fast, which can be enjoyed hot or cold with a green salad for lunch or some whole grain bread for breakfast. I love to eat this after a hard workout or bike ride. Serves 2 but easily scalable. Cut in half and serve with toast, a small salad, or some fresh fruit.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ⅔ cup 1-inch pieces broccoli florets
  • ½ red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ sweet onion, chopped
  • 6 marinated olives, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup crumbled sheep’s milk feta cheese (Optional)


Heat olive oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir broccoli, bell pepper, and sweet onion in hot oil until hot, about 3 minutes. Place a cover on the skillet and continue cooking until the vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes more. Stir olives into the vegetable mixture.

Beat eggs, egg whites, milk, salt, and pepper together with a whisk in a small bowl; pour over the vegetable mixture in the skillet. Sprinkle feta cheese over the egg mixture.

Replace cover on the skillet, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook until the egg is lightly browned on the bottom, 3 to 5 minutes. Carefully flip the frittata and cook until the bottom is again lightly browned, 1 to 2 minutes more.

Preparation time: 15 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Servings: 2 – Yield: 1 10-inch frittata



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