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Sausage Apple Cheddar Frittata

Sausage Apple Cheddar Frittata

This Sausage Apple Cheddar Frittata is easy to make, low carb, super filling and so full of flavor – it’s my new go-to breakfast! I get bored with eggs sometimes but this egg dish is anything but boring. The homemade turkey sausage is full of seasoning and flavor and pairs perfectly with the sweet apple and sharp cheddar cheese. This frittata reheats well so you can make it once and eat it for breakfast for a few days or serve the whole family for breakfast or brunch. I was already torn between my love for my Corn and Zucchini Summer Frittata and Butternut Squash Autumn Frittata, but I think I might love this Sausage Apple Cheddar Frittata even more. A hearty, satisfying serving is just 205 calories or 6 Weight Watchers SmartPoints – a perfect way to start the day!

Looking for more tasty, lightened up breakfast recipes? Check out my Strawberry Avocado Toast Flats, Berry French Toast Muffins, Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Pastries, Raspberry Peach Baked Oatmeal Singles, Ham and Cheese Egg Cups, Orange Cranberry Baked Oatmeal Singles, Apple Cinnamon Slow Cooker OatmealApple Streusel French Toast Muffins, Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Quiche, Maple Bacon Breakfast Wraps, Pear Gingerbread Baked Oatmeal Singles, Bubble Up Breakfast Casserole, Strawberry Banana Baked Oatmeal Singles, Hummus and Feta Omelet, Mini Dutch Baby Pancakes, Sausage Egg and Cheese Hash Brown Cups and many more in the breakfast category of my recipe index!

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Sausage Apple Cheddar Frittata

Yield: 6 slices

Ingredients:

  • ½ lb (8 oz) 93% lean ground turkey
  • ¾ teaspoon salt, divided
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1 pinch dried marjoram
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup peeled, chopped apples
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 oz sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (make sure to choose a quality sharp cheddar for added flavor)

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 350.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the ground turkey with ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon black pepper and the sage, thyme, marjoram and crushed red pepper. Stir (or mush with your hands or a fork) until the turkey is well combined with the seasonings.
  3. Mist an 8”-10” oven-safe nonstick walled skillet with cooking spray and bring to medium heat. Add the seasoned turkey and cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until the turkey is cooked through and broken into bite-sized pieces. Add the chopped apples and cook for 2-3 more minutes, stirring a few times.
  4. While the turkey is cooking, break the eggs into a large mixing bowl and whisk together until just combined. Add the yogurt, the remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt, ¼ teaspoon of pepper and shredded cheddar and stir together until mixed.
  5. When the turkey and apples are cooked, transfer them into the bowl containing the egg mixture and stir together. Spray the skillet you used liberally with cooking spray and then pour the egg mixture into the skillet. Cook on a burner set to medium heat for 5-7 minutes until the very outside edge of the frittata starts to turn opaque/look cooked. Transfer the skillet into the oven and cook for 15-17 minutes until the center is set. Let cool for 5 minutes, then slice into 6 slices and serve.

Weight Watchers SmartPoints:
6 per slice (SP calculated using the recipe builder on weightwatchers.com)

Weight Watchers Points Plus:
6 per slice (P+ calculated using a Weight Watchers brand PointsPlus calculator and the nutrition information below)

Nutrition Information per slice:
205 calories, 4 g carbs, 3 g sugars, 13 g fat, 5 g saturated fat, 19 g protein, 0 g fiber (from myfitnesspal.com)

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4 Responses to “Sausage Apple Cheddar Frittata”

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    kathi — August 9, 2017 @ 8:23 am

    Can’t wait to try this one out. Put the ingredients on my shopping list. Sounds delicious!

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    Krista — August 9, 2017 @ 7:50 pm

    I absolutely love your autumn frittata and your corn and zucchini frittata, can’t wait to try this one! What kind of apples did you use?

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    Laura — August 12, 2017 @ 11:57 am

    I have loved the other frittatas, I think the corn zuchinni may still be my favorite just because of the freshness when the corn is in season…but this one was amazing as well! Yesterday my myfitnesspal had your recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner lol. We love your site, thank you for coming up with such great and low cal recipes!!

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    gina schultz — August 16, 2017 @ 1:13 am

    This is a super easy, tasty, filling and Point savvy recipe. I ended up using premade low-fat turkey sausage and swapped all but 2 of the eggs for eggbeaters. I also sautéed part of an onion and a bit of fennel bulb that I had from the night before. This is perfect for breakfast on the go, or served with salad for brunch with the girls. Love it!! Way better than quiche.

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