Easy oven frittata

Easy oven frittata

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 40 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Sure to become a firm family favourite, this dish is packed with peas, sweetcorn and peppers - it'll help you get your 5-a-day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal277
  • fat12g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs29g
  • sugars28g
  • fibre3g
  • protein16g
  • salt0.72g
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Ingredients

  • ½ tsp 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…

  • 85g fusilli or macaroni
  • 1 leek or 1 bunch spring onions, chopped
    Leeks

    Leek

    lee-k

    Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

  • 85g frozen or canned sweetcorn
  • 85g frozen peas
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 2 large egg
  • 150ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves (preferably lemon thyme)
  • 50g extra mature vegetarian chedder, grated
  • 2 tbsp finely grated Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)
    Parmesan

    Parmesan

    parm-ee-zan

    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Grease a 1.2 litre baking dish with the olive oil.

  2. Cook the pasta in salted boiling water in a large pan for 8 mins. Add all the vegetables and cook for another 2-3 mins until the pasta is tender and the vegetables slightly softened. Drain, then tip into the baking dish and mix well.

  3. Beat together the eggs and milk in a jug and add the thyme. Mix the two cheeses together and add most of it to the egg mixture, then season. Pour into the baking dish, stir gently, then scatter the rest of the cheese on top. Bake for 35-40 mins until set and golden. Cool for a few mins, then serve with a green salad.

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annalouise12
16th Aug, 2012
3.05
A very easy and quick recipe, a good use of vegetables. not quite enough flavoring
Twinklebum99
10th Jul, 2012
3.05
it was ok. nothing special. i doubled the quantities and it fed 5..just. as it should of then fed 8 the quantities are way out. i will probably make again but will need some additions. i might take the idea of chorizo
stitchyjessica
20th Jun, 2012
This one is great! Super-easy and a good way to get your vegetables. The first time I made it I felt it needed a bit of a 'kick', so I made it again adding garlic granules and chilli flakes to the egg mixture. It was delicious!
cc-offe
11th May, 2012
5.05
Really nice recipe, even my kids loved it.
cocovanilla
11th Apr, 2012
4.05
Good everyday recipe.
laviniabusby
20th Jan, 2012
4.05
Tried this for the first time this evening and I really enjoyed it. I was making it for myself only so did tweek the measurements a bit. I agree with the other comments that the quantities do seem a little off. 85g pasta would never go around 4 people and fill then up! 75g is considered one portion. The recipe is interchangable with so many other ingredients and it is definitiely one I will be making again. Definitely going to try mushroom next time and I wonder how it would be with sliced potato instead of pasta, options are endless!
binty12
1st Jan, 2012
4.05
Really enjoyed this, I spiced it up a bit after reading some of the comments here. Also added some chorizo for a change and that was great.
cragrat
11th Oct, 2011
It was a little bland and the quantities were not enough to feed four people. However, I would cook this again and would recomend it, as long as you could find a way of making it more flavoursome
rebecca-louise-89
17th Sep, 2011
This was a great meal, but not enough pasta for 4 people!
missjasmine
3rd Aug, 2011
4.05
This was very yummy, we added some chopped frankfurters too, this helped with hubby who likes meat at every meal. Had with some crusty bread. This is on my list as a favourite now.

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