Easy cheesy frittata

Easy cheesy frittata

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Prep: 5 mins - 15 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This simple lunch dish is a great way of getting children aged 5-9 involved in the kitchen

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal187
  • fat13g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre1g
  • protein16g
  • salt1.22g
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Ingredients

  • 2 spring onions, ends trimmed off

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 4 tablespoons of frozen peas, defrosted

    Peas

    p-ees

    A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…

  • 1 courgette, halved with the ends cut off

    Courgette

    corr-zjet

    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 2 slices of ham
  • 100g feta cheese
  • 4 eggs

    Egg

    egg

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

Method

  1. Ask a grown-up helper to switch the oven on to 180C/ 160C fan/gas 4. Snip or cut up the spring onions and put them in a bowl. Add the peas to the bowl.

  2. Grate the courgette using your rotary grater, one half at a time, then add it to the bowl.

  3. Cut the ham into pieces with your scissors, if you do this over the bowl it will fall straight in.

  4. Break the feta into the bowl by crumbling it with your hands.

  5. Crack the eggs into a bowl and, if any bits of shell fall in, scoop them out with a spoon. Whisk the eggs until the yolks are mixed into the white.

  6. Pour the eggs into the other bowl and stir. Brush a round ovenproof dish, about 16cm across, with oil. Tip everything into the dish. Ask a helper to put the dish in the oven for 30 minutes or until the egg is set. Serve with salad and crusty bread.

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Comments (13)

MoPage123's picture

Even easier if you fry the ham and spring onions first, mix the eggs and everything else together and throw that in the pan. Once cooked underneath, put cheese on the top and finish off under the grill. Yummy in less than 10 minutes.

splodgemeister's picture
5

This was simple and really yummy. However I should have really paid more attention to the fact it was for a "simple lunch" before making it for mine and my boyfriends tea. Even with a salad we were still hungry! I will definitely make it again though.

theelkins's picture

This is a great recipe, really easy and so tasty.

polarbear505050's picture

this is delicious! i converted all the ingredients from 4 people to 1 person and changed courgette to red pepper, and it was absolutely divine! will definetly use again.

emily96's picture

Could you possibly tell me what amounts you used as I'd like to make it for one person too?

sheena270373's picture
5

Made this for saturday lunch, went down well with my 2 year old daughter and husband. I used smoked salmon which tasted delicious. So easy to make too.

lisazanetti's picture

Easy and fast cooking! I used mozzarella instead of feta and added some salt. It tasted nice and my whole family appreciated it!

jenniferbrickman's picture

Really easy to make and yummy. Oops, I put too much salt. The cheese is salty enough. It actually turned out like the picture which is a rarity.

fruitymuffin's picture
5

I used peppers instead of ham and phili garlic and herb instead of feta, seasoned liberally with salt and pepper.
Served 2 hungry adults with bread, quick delicious meal.

yurrnae's picture

This would make a tasty change from my Cheesy Baked Eggs (which is so easy, I don't usually bother trying the eggs with anything else).
I just grate a load of cheese into an ovenproof dish. Mix some eggs, milk and seasonings separately, then pour over the cheese. Bake in a medium oven for 20 minutes at a time. I cut through the setting sides at the middle of each of the 4 edges, and let the unset egg mix pour round the outsides, at each check.
Quantities and timings depend on how many you're cooking for and the size and depth of the dish.
I serve with tomatoes, or a tomato/cucumber/spring onion salad. Sometimes a bit of toast.

tarinb's picture
5

Lovely lazy sunday afternoon lunch.

laralewis's picture
5

So easy to make and absolutely delicious, my whole family loved it!

catncream's picture

As a vegetarian alternative, I use crumbled vegetarian "sausage" patties instead of ham. Morningstar is the most popular brand in the U. S., but I'm sure any brand would taste delicious!

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