This slow cooker spaghetti frittata makes a satisfying supper, especially when served with a green salad. It would also be delicious for breakfast, brunch or lunch.
Made with bits of chopped pepperoni or ham, peas and cooked spaghetti, it’s held together with beaten eggs and is a delicious way to celebrate National Egg Month!
Did you know that May is National Egg Month?
I didn’t until I was contacted by the folks at Eggland’s Best Eggs about participating in their 2014 Eggland’s Best Recipe Contest.
Eggland’s Best will be accepting original recipes through their website between May 5th and July 31st. One Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 and a one year supply of EB eggs. Category winners will receive a cash prize of $1,000 and a six-month supply of EB eggs.
How great is that? They’re also providing a giveaway.
I’m a big fan of eggs. They are easy, healthy, delicious and extremely versatile. I may be an outlier among Weight Watchers – a woman who eats mostly whole eggs instead of egg whites and/or egg white based egg products!
Did you know that the majority of vitamins and nutrients of an egg are found in the yolk? Compared to ordinary eggs, EB eggs have:
- Four times more vitamin D
- More than double the omega-3s
- Ten times more vitamin E
- 25% less saturated fat
Skinny on Slow Cooker Spaghetti Frittata
This slow cooker spaghetti frittata is an easy, healthy, delicious way to use up leftover spaghetti or other shape pasta. Think of this recipe as a template and use whatever meat and/or vegetable you think would work together and taste good.
I served it with a salad of mixed greens, sliced strawberries and orange sections tossed in a simple vinaigrette. And then enjoyed the leftovers for lunch throughout the week.
Each serving has 243 calories and *6 Weight Watchers Points Plus.
Slow Cooker Spaghetti Frittata is definitely something I’ll make again.
Making Slow Cooker Spaghetti Frittata Step by Step…
Slow Cooker Spaghetti Frittata with Eggland’s Best Eggs…
Gather your ingredients…
In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and Parmesan…
Add the vegetables, meat and spaghetti and stir…
Pour the mixture into your greased slow cooker (I used my 6-Quart)…
Top with cheese, cover and cook until done…
Slice into wedges and enjoy!
- 8 large eggs
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 3/4 cup frozen peas thawed
- 1/4 cup chopped roasted red bell pepper drained and patted dry
- 2 ounces turkey pepperoni or lean ham chopped (about 3/4 cup)
- 4 ounces leftover cooked spaghetti or other pasta about 2 cups
- 2 ounces chopped part skim mozzarella cheese
- Chopped fresh basil for garnish if desired
Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 5 to 6 Quart
Generously coat the bottom and 2 inches up the sides of the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper until well blended. Stir in the peas, pepper and meat. Add the spaghetti and toss to combine everything well.
Pour the egg mixture into the prepared slow cooker and sprinkle the mozzarella cheese on top. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour 15 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. (Mine took about 1 hour and 45 minutes.)
Sprinkle with chopped fresh basil if desired.
Cut into wedges and serve.
*PointsPlus® for slow cooker spaghetti frittata calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.
Disclosure: The Eggland’s Best coupons, information and two gift cards (one for me and one for one of my readers) have been provided by Eggland’s Best.
*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.
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