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Sausage Frittata

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  • 8 ounces sausage
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup ricotta
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sauté onion and garlic in a 10-inch oven-safe skillet. Add broken-up sausage and cook until no longer pink, mincing as it cooks. Pour off fat if required.
  3. Beat eggs, ricotta cheese, heavy cream, and seasonings in a bowl. Add salsa. Pour mixture over eggs.
  4. Bake for approximately 20 minutes or until mostly set. (Do not overcook or eggs become tough.
  5. Remove from oven and top with cheese. Put under broiler until cheese melts and is golden.
  6. Allow to cool slightly before trying to cut.
  7. Serve with a dollop of sour cream (optional, but good).
  8. If serving for dinner, serve with a salad.

Serves 4 for breakfast.

Per Serving: 535 Cal (72% from Fat, 23% from Protein, 5% from Carb); 31 g Protein; 42 g Tot Fat; 6 g Carb; 1 g Fiber; 388 mg Calcium; 2 mg Iron; 1126 mg Sodium; 358 mg Cholesterol