Ricotta, tomato & spinach frittata

Ricotta, tomato & spinach frittata

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 35 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Healthy veggie bites that are packed with flavour - a midweek must

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal236
  • fat16g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs7g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre2g
  • protein16g
  • salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 large onion, finely sliced
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 300g cherry tomatoes
  • 100g spinach leaves
    Spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

  • small handful basil leaves
  • 100g ricotta
    Ricotta

    Ricotta

    ree-cot-a

    Ricotta is an Italian curd cheese. Made from whey, it is traditionally a by-product of making…

  • 6 egg, beaten
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • salad, to serve

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan and cook the onion for 5-6 mins until softened and lightly golden. Add the tomatoes and toss for 1 min to soften.

  2. Remove from the heat, add the spinach leaves and basil, and toss together to wilt a little. Transfer all the ingredients to a greased 30cm x 20cm rectangular baking tin. Take small scoops of the ricotta and dot over the vegetables.

  3. Season the eggs and beat well, then pour over the vegetables and cheese. Cook in the oven for 20-25 mins until pale golden and set. Serve with salad.

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rachel_k
14th Jun, 2016
3.8
Quite nice, had it for dinner last night and will have the rest for lunch today. Made a few adaptations: couldn't find ricotta in my local Sainsburys so used cream cheese instead, and also couldn't get fresh basil so used 1tsp dried. Added garlic and pesto as recommended in the comments.
edytaca
22nd May, 2016
2.55
Not the best recipe I found on this website.. Pretty boring, just like a regular omelette.
drfood
17th Dec, 2015
Just made this, used lovely soft goats cheese instead of ricotta and plenty seasoning , easy and tasty - what more could you want?
ellasedman
17th Nov, 2015
5.05
Really easy and great tasting recipe. I also added garlic to the onions once nearly cooked which worked well. Will be using this recipe again!
Scarlet.witch
24th May, 2015
I would like to try to make this but don't have a 30 x 20cm tin So can anyone tell me how high the mixture should be in the tin? I have a smaller square tin Thanks guys!!
ErinAlyssa
4th Mar, 2015
I made a version of this tonight, and it was delicious! I used a lot of spinach and added a red bell pepper. Instead of the ricotta, I used 1 cup feta and 1/2 cup fresh grated parmesan. I seasoned the eggs with just salt and pepper. The dish was plenty flavorful. I didn't have fresh basil, so I sprinkled some basil flakes throughout the dish right before putting it in the oven. And like several other comments, I removed the seeds from the tomatoes. That was a great tip! The tomatoes weren't soggy at all.
Hanz
16th Feb, 2015
5.05
This recipe is simply delicious! Make sure you season the eggs well!
shelbygrace
21st Aug, 2014
5.05
I really enjoy this recipe, very easy to make and looks reasonably impressive!
emma173
2nd Jul, 2014
I too think that it's good but needs a bit of a kick as it wasn't as flavourful as i thought it would be. A bit too eggy perhaps, so next time will add some nutmeg to the spinach, add more onion, and whilst i liked the ricotta, i might add some pesto to it. The feta and sundried tomatoes combination sounds good too!
carol0170
25th May, 2014
5.05
Easy and delicious. Make this as a Sunday Brunch for the family with a green salad w/ honey vinagrette.

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kristamav
2nd Jan, 2014
Use feta cheese and add chorizo, if you fancy a change