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Herbed Tuna Avocado Frittata

Ingredients

  • 1 cup tuna in water, drained
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives, chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Method

  1. Whisk eggs in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Heat oil in a large oven-proof pan over medium-high heat. Stir-fry onion, and tomato until soft and onion becomes translucent.
  3. Add tuna and cook until heated through.
  4. Pour in beaten eggs and top with avocados; cook until slightly set, about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Place the pan into a broiler or pre-heated oven and cook frittata for another 5-7 minutes or until golden brown and the center is fully set.
  6. Serve immediately to enjoy.

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

Diabetic Exchange 0 Fruit, 1 Fat, 0Vegetable 0 Starch, 1 ½ Lean Meat, 0 Carb
Energy 236 calories
Total Fat Saturated Fat Trans-fat 14.1 g 3.6 g 0.0 g
Cholesterol 259 mg
Sodium 117 mg
Total Carbohydrate Dietary Fiber Sugars 6.1g 2.4 g 2.7 g
Protein 21.1 g

Celeste Jarabese RN RD (56 Articles)

Celeste Jarabese is a Registered Nutritionist-Dietitian practicing for more than 10 years specializing in Adult and Child Nutrition. Graduated with a Bachelors degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, her fields of expertise are Food, Diet (General and Therapeutic), and Nutrition. She is a recipe writer who also has a great passion for cooking and baking.

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