Quick veg & soft cheese frittata

Quick veg & soft cheese frittata

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
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Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal540
  • fat40g
  • saturates16g
  • carbs18g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre4g
  • protein29g
  • salt1.62g
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Ingredients

  • 100g lardon or chopped streaky bacon
  • 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…

  • 2 large courgette, cut into chunks
    Courgette

    Courgette

    corr-zjet

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

  • 350g frozen sweetcorn
  • 400g frozen spinach, defrosted and drained
    Spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

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

  • 8 egg
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

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

  • 150g pack soft cheese with garlic and herbs

Method

  1. Fry the lardons or bacon in the oil in a large non-stick frying pan until starting to brown, add the courgettes, then fry for a couple of mins until they begin to soften. Add the sweetcorn and spinach, season if you like, then heat through.

  2. Heat grill to medium. Beat the eggs, then pour over the vegetables. Crumble over the cheese, then cook gently until the egg has just set around the edges, about 5 mins. Slide the frittata under the grill, then cook until the egg is set and the top is lightly browned. Cut into wedges and serve with a simple green salad.

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Comments (2)

tamsinthefoodie's picture

I think adding alot less of a high quality, slightly stronger flavoured but less runny-creamy 'cream cheese' should be used here, I used a cheap philadelphia style one and it made it a big creamy sludge.

c0rnfl4ke's picture
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I didn't use lardons, as I am veggie, nor sweetcorn, and used fresh spinach, and plain cream cheese, (St Moret) with fresh garlic. The result was delicious, though, and I will be trying this again.

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