Southwest Vegetable Frittata

Per Serving: 13 g total fat (3 g saturated fat), 9 g carbohydrate, 13 g protein, 3 g fiber, 260 mg sodium.

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 200 kcal


  • 1 Tbsp. canola or olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced red pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1/2 - 1 small jalapeño pepper seeded and finely minced
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans drained and rinsed
  • 6 large eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 avocado thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chunky salsa or pico de gallo
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro for garnish (optional)



  1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add red pepper, onion, jalapeño and black beans and sauté 5 minutes, being careful not to mash beans. With wooden spoon, stir vegetables and beans until evenly distributed.
  3. Beat eggs in bowl and pour eggs over top. Spread with spoon to evenly distribute across vegetables and beans. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover and cook over medium heat until eggs are just set, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Remove pan from heat and sprinkle with cheese. Cover and allow cheese to melt for just a minute. Gently slide the frittata onto plate or platter.
  5. Top with avocado slices and salsa. If desired, garnish with fresh cilantro.