Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Greek Frittata with Spinach & Feta
As soon as I saw this recipe for a Greek Frittata with Spinach and Feta I knew I had to make it.
The combination of flavors is a winner!
If you’ve never had a frittata before, it’s just an open-faced omelet.
And if you’ve never made one, this easy recipe will make you look like an expert.
There are a lot of things I love about frittatas…
They’re equally good hot, warm, or at room temperature, reheat well, and work for breakfast, lunch or a simple supper.
Skinny on Weight Watchers Greek Frittata with Spinach and Feta
You can make a frittata with just about anything you have on hand. Make it your own by using similar quantities of your favorite veggies or cheese instead of the spinach and feta, if you prefer.
The recipe calls for fresh dill, but if you don’t have access to fresh herbs don’t let it dissuade you. This will still be delicious with some combination of dried herbs such as dill, basil, oregano or Italian seasoning instead.
To make keep this frittata low in fat and high in protein, it calls for liquid egg whites such as Egg Beaters. Feel free to use whatever combination of egg whites and/or whole eggs that makes you happy.
Because I’m on maintenance and over my fear of fat, I tend to use whole eggs instead. Just remember to adjust your points accordingly.
Both Rod and I thought the combination of flavors in this frittata were stellar.
A perfect option for Meatless Monday, I’d happily eat this tasty Greek Frittata for breakfast, lunch, or dinner any day of the week.
According to my calculations, each serving of the spinach & feta frittata has 170 calories, *5 Weight Watchers PointsPlus, *4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints, *2 WW Freestyle SmartPoints.
This video shows how easy it is to make your own Greek Frittata at home:
Easy Greek Frittata Recipe Variations
No Fat-Free Egg Substitute: Use egg whites or a combination of whole eggs and egg whites (1/4 cup egg substitute = 1 egg)
No Fresh Dill: Substitute with 1-2 teaspoons of your favorite dried herbs such as dill, basil, oregano, or Italian seasoning. Fresh basil or parsley would also work.
No Feta Cheese: Substitute another cheese. Parmesan, cheddar, and goat cheese would all be delicious
Other Possibilities: Chopped cooked broccoli, shredded or chopped zucchini, sundried tomatoes, chopped artichoke hearts, kalamata olives
If you like the looks of this Weight Watchers Greek Frittata Recipe, be sure to check my recipes for: Easy Healthy Slow Cooker Frittata, Healthy Breakfast Egg Sandwiches, Weight Watchers Individual Ham, Cheese and Veggie Frittatas, Slow Cooker Spaghetti Frittata, Scrambled Eggs with Salmon, Smoky Roasted Pepper Crock Pot Strata, Ina Garten’s Egg Salad Tartines, Make Ahead Western Omelet Muffins
Simple and delicious vegetarian, gluten free option for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Just 4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints per serving.
- 2 cups fat-free egg whites (such as Egg Beaters)
- 2/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 2 tablespoons fresh dill (or 1 teaspoon dried dill or Italian seasoning)
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 medium onion, diced (about 1 cup)
- 5 ounces baby spinach
- 1/2 cup diced drained water-packed roasted red bell pepper
- 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg substitute, feta cheese, dill, said and black pepper. Set the bowl aside
Spray a large (10-inch) ovenproof skillet with nonstick spray and set it over medium-high heat. When the pan is hot add the onion, and cook, stirring often until it has softened, about 6 minutes or so.
Add the spinach, a handful at a time, stirring and tossing it around in the pan until wilted. Add the roasted pepper and tomatoes, and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 1 minute more.
Pour the egg mixture into the skillet and cook until the bottom begins to set, about 5 minutes. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake until the center is set, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and cut into 4 even wedges.
Serve hot, warm or at room temperature.
Substitute whole eggs or a combination of whole eggs and egg whites for the egg substitute if you prefer. (1/4 cup egg substitute = 1 egg)
Substitute basil, parsley, oregano or Italian seasoning for the dill. If you are using dried herbs, use 1-t teaspoons instead of 2 tablespoons.
*5 Weight Watchers PointsPlus
*4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints
*2 Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints
*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.
Here’s a fun Weight Watchers Broccoli Cheese Frittata Video:
More Weight Watchers Friendly Frittata Recipes
Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata (SkinnyTaste)
Corn and Zucchini Summer Frittata (Emily Bites)
Asparagus and Tomato Frittata (Slender Kitchen)
Cheese, Onion and Vegetable Egg White Frittata (LaaLoosh)
Extra Cheesy Mini Egg Bakes (Hungry Girl)
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