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Mini Zucchini Frittatas with Jalapeño

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This recipe comes from the cookbook Isabel's Cantina. It's a great entree for breakfast or brunch and the leftovers make terrific snacks!You can substitute mushrooms, sweet peppers, tomatoes and sweet potatoes for various ingredients in the main recipe.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)

  • Breakfast

  • 1 Tablespoon/15 ml olive oil
  • 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 red jalapeño or other hot chile, finely diced
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2-3g sea salt (opt)

How to make it:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F/180C/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a medium sauté pan over medium heat.
  3. Add the zucchini, onion and jalapeño and cook until the onion is tender and translucent and the zucchini has begun to soften, about 3 minutes.
  4. Set aside to cool.
  5. Whisk the eggs with the salt and pepper.
  6. Lightly coat 6 standard-size muffin tin cups with ghee or nonstick spray.
  7. Fill each cup halfway with the eggs, then divide the vegetables among the cups and top with the remaining eggs. The muffin tins will be nearly completely full.
  8. Bake for 12-14 minutes, until the frittatas are puffed up, firm, and golden brown.
  9. Remove from the oven and let stand for a minute to set the eggs. The frittatas will rise quite high in the oven and then fall a bit as they rest.
  10. Gently tap the frittatas out of the tin.
  11. Serve hot or chilled. They can be stored, covered, in the fridge for up to 2 days.
  12. Serves 6

Blood Type Diet Analysis:

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Core Ingredients Analysis:
The ingredients in this category are either BTD compliant for all types or the recipe author and/or editor did not suggest a possible substitution. If this category contains avoids for your blood type this recipe may not work for you, unless you feel like you can omit the item or make an appropriate substitution. If you develop a great BTD compliant variation of this recipe please consider adding it to the Recipe Database.

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken...1 N N N B N N N N
Onion (Red/S...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Zucchini1 N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Pepper (Caye... A A A A N N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

Variations and Substitutions Analysis:
This category of ingredients contains possible substitutions that may allow different blood types to use the recipe or ingredients that can be left out of the recipe altogether.

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mushroom (Po...1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Potato (Swee...3 ,4 A N B B B B B N
Pepper (Swee...1 ,2 A N A A B N B B
Pepper (Gree...1 ,2 A N A A B N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jun 08, 2008 at 10:49 AM By: Rodney

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