Pea & pasta frittata cut into 8 slices

Pea & pasta frittata

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4

Use up leftovers with this easy mint, pea and pasta frittata, which takes just 20 minutes. It keeps really well – pack into lunchboxes for the next day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal597
  • fat25g
  • saturates12g
  • carbs53g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre7g
  • protein36g
  • salt1g
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  • 5 large eggs



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

  • 200ml milk



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a 'complete' food…

  • 80g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), finely grated



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

  • 200g pasta shells, cooked following pack instructions



    Pasta is the Italian name for Italy's version of a basic foodstuff which is made in many…

  • ½ pack mint, chopped



    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • 200g frozen peas



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

  • 1 tbsp butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • green salad, to serve


  1. Heat the grill to its highest setting. Crack the eggs into a large bowl, whisk in the milk, then combine with half the cheese, the mint, cooked pasta shells and peas, and add a big pinch of seasoning. Melt the butter in a medium ovenproof non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Tip in the pasta and egg mixture and leave to set for about 5 mins.

  2. Scatter the remaining parmesan on top and put under the grill for 10 mins until cooked through, then slide onto a plate. Cut into slices and serve with a green salad.

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Bryony Fishpool's picture
Bryony Fishpool
8th Apr, 2019
Very tasty as a way of using up ingredients. Clear instructions that were easy to follow and not too much washing up!!
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