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HEART Insight:
doi: 10.1097/01.HEARTI.0000363810.43788.91
Departments: The Hungry Heart/Sweet Treats

Baked Apple Frittata

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Abstract

Having diabetes doesn't mean sweets are a no-no.

Try these recipes when you crave some cake or pine for pastry.

Serves 4; 1 wedge and 2 tablespoons yogurt per serving

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This custardy creation is loaded with apples and cinnamon, and will fill your kitchen with a tantalizing aroma.

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Ingredients

1 tablespoon sugar and 1 teaspoon sugar, divided use

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon and ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided use

⅓ cup fat-free milk

¼ cup all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

1½ cups egg substitute

Cooking spray

1 teaspoon canola or corn oil

2 medium Granny Smith apples (about 10 ounces total), peeled, cored, and thinly sliced

½ cup fat-free vanilla yogurt

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Directions

Preheat the oven to 425°F.

In a small bowl, stir together 1 tablespoon sugar and ½ teaspoon cinnamon. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, flour, vanilla, and remaining 1 teaspoon sugar until smooth. Thoroughly whisk in the egg substitute.

Lightly spray a heavy 10-inch ovenproof skillet with cooking spray. Pour in the oil, swirling to coat the bottom. Heat over medium-high heat. Cook the apples for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce the heat to medium. Stir in the reserved sugar mixture. Cook for 30 seconds, or until the sugar is melted, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat. Spread the apples evenly. Pour the batter over the apples.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the frittata is golden and slightly puffed.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together the yogurt and remaining ¼ teaspoon cinnamon.

Cut the frittata into 4 wedges. Serve topped with the yogurt mixture.

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Nutrition Analysis

(per serving)

Calories 168

Total Fat 1.5g

Saturated Fat 0.0g

Trans Fat 0.0g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g

Monounsaturated Fat 1.0g

Cholesterol 1mg

Sodium 217mg

Carbohydrates 27g

Fiber 1g

Sugars 19g

Protein 12g

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Dietary Exchanges

2 carbohydrate

2 very lean meat

© 2009 American Heart Association, Inc.

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