1 in 3 Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes requires proper nutrition in order to manage their blood sugar. One way to do this is with a healthy breakfast.
A great way to start your day is with a protein-rich meal, with plant-based options like the Tofu added in this delicious and nutritious Frittata recipe!
Original recipe can be found here.
1 tbsp canola oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
1/2 red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 cup broccoli, finely chopped
1/2 cup mushrooms, finely chopped
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup firm tofu, finely chopped
1 cup cooked whole grain (e.g. barley, brown rice, or quinoa)
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, finely sliced
1/3 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
Chopped fresh parsley or chives (optional, for garnish)
Spray a 9-inch (23 cm) pie plate or 8-inch (2 L) square metal cake pan; set aside.
In a non-stick skillet, heat canola oil over medium heat; cook garlic, onion, peppers, broccoli, mushrooms, pepper, and salt for 5 minutes or until softened.
In a medium bowl, whisk eggs; stir in cooked vegetables, tofu, and grain.
Pour into prepared pie plate; sprinkle with tomatoes and cheese.
Bake in 350⁰F (180⁰C) oven until golden and set, about 20 minutes.
Remove from oven; sprinkle cheese and place back into the oven for an additional 5 minutes (or until cheese melts).
Remove from oven and let cool slightly before serving. Garnish with chopped parsley or chives.
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