Cheese and courgette frittata recipe

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  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

5-a-day:

1

Prep:

10 min

Cooking:

25 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 370 kCal 19%
Fat 31g 44%

Courgettes and goat’s cheese make a super-tasty pairing in this quick-to-prepare frittata. Perfect for a light lunch.

Ingredients

  • 4tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 medium courgettes, sliced
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 150g (5½ oz) goat's cheese
  • 20g packet chives, finely chopped

Method

  • Pre-heat the grill to high. Heat 2tbsp of the oil in a medium-sized frying pan and fry the onion for 5 mins. Add the courgettes and cook for a further 5 mins.

  • Stir in the beaten eggs, goat’s cheese and half of the chives, and cook slowly on a low heat for 6-8 mins.

  • Finish under the grill until the egg has set. Turn the frittata out on to a plate and serve straightaway with a chive oil made by whizzing the remaining oil and chives together with a handheld blender.

Top tip for making Cheese and courgette frittata

Top tip: Make the frittata with your favourite veg (red pepper is good) and try substituting the goat's cheese with feta cheese, if preferred.

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