When my mom served me a cabbage frittata, I thought no way this is going to be good. Do cabbage and eggs even go together? Well, this cabbage frittata recipe may surprise you too.
I’m going to start this recipe with an admission. I’ve never cut into a cabbage before now. I’ve bought bagged salads with cabbage, or premade cabbage salad, I just never used the vegetable before now.
Part of my commitment to my low carb and low sugar diet was to keep trying new things. In the past, when I did diets, I did them for the short-haul. I ate the same things over and over again. Now I’m trying new recipes every week.
Did you Say Cabbage and Eggs?
I asked my mom if cabbage and eggs even go together, and she said yes. She served me this cabbage frittata at lunch one day, and I was shocked by how large the portion was and how tasty it was.
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Cabbage is a very filling vegetable, and this recipe is great because you can make a large pan of it and then use the portions throughout the week. Cabbage frittata is a great meal prep recipe.
What You Will Need to Make Cabbage Frittata
The Deeper the Pan the Better
The first time I made this, I used my humongous deep-pan to get a beautiful thick frittata. Let me share a tip you want a large pan, either 9.5 or 12 inches wide, with a deep edge to hold all the cabbage.
Cabbage and eggs do go together. If you don’t believe me check out this very easy to make Cabbage Frittata recipe. Just replace those high-carb potatoes with cabbage and add some seasonings, and you’ll have breakfast covered for the rest of the week.
Cabbage and eggs do go together. If you don't believe me check out this very easy to make Cabbage Frittata recipe. Just replace those high-carb potatoes with cabbage and add some seasonings, and you'll have breakfast covered for the rest of the week.
- 1/4 Cabbage (medium-sized)
- 4 Eggs
- Seasoning: Cumin, salt, pepper
- In deep rimmed frying, pan stir fry cabbage with the desired seasoning for x minutes.
- Add in 4 eggs and mix well with cabbage. Depending on how much cabbage you cut and how big your pan is, you may need more eggs.
- Cover pan and cook on one side for 20 minutes.
- Flip with a plate and cook covered for 15 minutes.
- Cut into 4-6 servings.
Season with your favourite herbs and spices or add cheese for a richer frittata.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 77Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 186mgSodium: 218mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 7g
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