Zucchini Frittata

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Zucchini’s up and running for one of the latest, greatest superfoods to add to your healthy ingredient repertoire, making this Zucchini Frittata recipe all the more appealing. Otherwise known as summer squash and originating in Mexico and Central America, zucchini is from the Cucurbitaceae, or gourd, family. What it lacks in substantial flavour on its own, it makes up for in texture and nutritional value. It also adds texture and creaminess to any given recipe, especially this frittata dish. Zucchinis are very high in vitamin B6, vitamin A, and vitamin C, as well as dietary fiber, riboflavin, manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. They’re also high in iron, niacin, and thiamin. They even contain small amounts of protein for those who are always on the search for a little extra. This yummy zucchini frittata recipe serves up to four people and would make for an excellent breakfast recipe, but could also serve well for brunch or lunch. It’s hearty enough to eat all on its own, but you could also add it as a yummy side dish as well.*

Nutrition Facts for: Zucchini Frittata From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Olive oil, shallots, zucchini, tomato, eggs, milk, pepper, salt, parmesan cheese, bread crumbs.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings.
* Per Serving:Calories 314, Calories from Fat 160, Total Fat 17.8g 27%, Saturated Fat 7.5g 37%, Cholesterol 302mg 101%, Sodium 780mg 32%, Potassium 482mg 14%, Carbohydrates 17.8g 6%, Dietary Fiber 2.0g 8%, Sugars 5.4g, Protein 22.7g, Vitamin A 24%, Vitamin C 31%, Calcium 37%,Iron 14%

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