Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Easy 4-Ingredient Microwave Mug Frittata
Weekday mornings often feel rushed, especially when it comes to breakfast.
Who has time to make a brunch-worthy egg dish like a frittata?
You do, that’s who!
This streamlined mug frittata clocks in well under 5 minutes from start to finish, giving you the opportunity to nourish body, mind and spirit before stepping out the door for the day.
Skinny on Skinny 4-Ingredient Microwave Mug Frittata
Learn a little more about Weight Watchers Freestyle in this little video:
Enjoy this frittata straight from the mug or serve it atop a toasted english muffin or slice of toast.
Alternatively, cut it in half and roll it up into a tortilla or tuck it inside a pita half.
Prep ahead: Whisk the mixture together in the mug. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
WW Microwave Mug Frittata Recipe Variations
No cottage cheese? substitute an equal amount of nonfat or reduced fat ricotta
No green onions? substitute chives or 1 teaspoon Penzeys Sunny Paris Seasoning
Basil Pesto Frittata: omit the green onions and Parmesan. Stir 1 tablespoon basil pesto into the eggs.
Greek Frittata: Add 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano with the eggs. Replace the parmesan with 1 tablespoon crumbled feta cheese and add 2 tablespoon chopped drained roasted peppers with the chopped green onions.
Ham & Cheese Frittata: Add 1 tablespoons chopped cooked ham
If you like this skinny 4-ingredient mug frittata, check out my other Weight Watchers friendly egg recipes including: Ina Garten’s Egg Salad Tartines (aka: open face sandwiches) Made Lighter (3SP), WW Individual Ham, Cheese, Veggie Frittatas (2SP), Skinny Slow Cooker Spaghetti Frittata (4SP), Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs (0SP), Simple Deviled Eggs (0SP), WW Greek Frittata with Spinach & Feta (2SP), Make Ahead Western Omelet Muffins (1SP)
Watch this video to see how easy it is to make your own microwave mug frittata:
Skinny 4-Ingredient Microwave Mug Frittata Recipe
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons chopped green onions (0SP)
- 2 tablespoons nonfat or reduced fat cottage cheese (0SP)
- 2 teaspoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese (1SP)
- salt & pepper
- In a 12- to 16-ounce mug, whisk the eggs until well blended.
- Whisk in the green onions, cottage cheese and Parmesan until combined.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Microwave on high for 30 seconds. Stir with a fork.
- Microwave on high for 30 more seconds and then stir again.
- Microwave on high for 60 to 90 seconds, or until the eggs are just set.
Source: 250 Best Meals in a Mug by Camilla Saulsbury
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
More WW Friendly Mug Recipes:
Best Egg Mug Recipes (Hungry Girl)
BLT Egg Mug (Drizzle Me Skinny)
Denver Omelette in a Mug (Hungry Girl)
Microwave Mug Apple Pancake Puff (Simple-Nourished-Living)
Tomato Basil Parmesan Egg Mug (Slender Kitchen)
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