A Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish similar to an omelette and a crust less quiche. It usually has additional ingredients such as meats, cheeses and vegetables. It is a really simple and easy dish, that’s filling and full of flavour. Perfect for Breakfast lunch or dinner; it makes a satisfying meal and is a great way to use up leftover veggies.
Preparation 5 – 15 mins | Cooking 30 mins
- 2 spring onions, chopped
- 4 tablespoons of frozen peas, defrosted
- 1courgette, halved with the ends cut off
- 1 handful of broccoli, chopped (optional)
- 2 slices of ham
- 100g cheddar cheese
- 4 eggs
Switch the oven on to 180 degrees C
Cut up the spring onions, broccoli and ham; grate the courgette and cheese – add them, and the peas into a bowl. Then crack the eggs into a separate bowl. Whisk the eggs until they are mixed completely.
Pour the eggs into the bowl with all your other ingredients in it, and stir well. Brush a round ovenproof dish, about 16cm across, with oil. Tip everything into the dish evenly, put the dish into the oven and cook for 30 minutes or until the egg is set.
Garnish with some freshly chopped coriander; and serve with salad or crusty bread.
Kanta Temba is a cake maker and decorator. She is also the owner and founder of Kanta Kakes – cake shop.
You can find her work on www.kantakakes.com. Follow her on twitter @KantaKakes and Instagram @KantaTemba.