Recipes for Eye Health: Delicious frittata with spinach, dill and bell pepper

Frittata with spinach and dill

Here is one of many of our delicious recipes for eye health. We test and select dishes that are easy to make and packed with nutrients and vitamins that are good for your eyes. Because good nutrition can be simple and help boost your vision too!

This tasty frittata is rich in crucial nutrients for your eyes health as it provides lutein, zeaxanthin, vitamins C and E.
Plus it contains omega-3 fatty acids (egg yolks) that are beneficial to your vision as well.
frittata with spinach and yellow bell peppers, good food for your eyes

Ingredients:

3 eggs (choose good quality organic eggs)
1 tablespoon 1% milk
½ orange pepper, diced
2 scallions, chopped
1 cup chopped baby spinach
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh dill
salt and pepper

 

1. Whisk together eggs, milk, dill, salt and pepper and set aside.

2. Sauté pepper and scallions in oil for 1 to 2 minutes over medium-high heat
in a nonstick skillet. Add the spinach and continue cooking for two minutes

Then reduce to low heat and add the egg mixture, distributing the vegetables and eggs
evenly.

3. Bake over low heat until the surface of the frittata begins to cook, for about 5 minutes.
Check the bottom from time to time so that it does not burn.

When it has a nice color, turn the frittata by placing a plate on the pan. Then turn the pan and the plate together in a quick motion.
Next slide the frittata into the pan again and cook 2 more minutes.

For a browned, crispy top and if your pan is oven safe, set the frittata under the broiler for two or three minutes until golden brown.

4. Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes.

And you can enjoy this frittata cold or at room temperature the next day .

Makes 2 servings

Notes:

Foods good for the eyes: eggs, orange peppers, green onions, spinach, and olive oil. You can also download our grocery list pdf.

Orange peppers are a top source of lutein and zeaxanthin.

You can also learn more about lutein benefits for your vision and macular health here

Remember:

If you are on a special diet, or have specific dietary restrictions, consult with your health care professional before adding this and other of our recipes for eye health to your diet.

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