Courgette and goats’ cheese frittata recipe

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serves:

2

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

5-a-day:

1

Prep:

30 min

Cooking:

15 min

Once you’ve prepared your veg, this cheesy courgette frittata takes just 15 minutes to cook. Chuck in all your leftover veg for a money-saving and tasty dinner for two

Ingredients

  • 2 medium courgettes
  • 1 red onion
  • 60g goats' cheese
  • Handful of fresh basil leaves shredded
  • 6 eggs
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Method

  • Slice the courgettes and red onion and add to a small non-stick frying pan with some olive oil. Fry over a medium heat for 10 mins to brown and soften the courgettes and onions.

  • Whisk the eggs, basil and half of the goats’ cheese, roughly chopped. Season to taste.

  • Add the mixture to the non-stick frying pan along with the courgettes and onions. Using a wooden spoon move the mixture around until set on the bottom, top with slices of the remaining goat’s cheese and place under a hot grill. Grill until puffed and golden. Slice and serve along with salad.

Top tip for making Courgette and goats’ cheese frittata

Frittatas are a great way to use up left over vegetables. So instead of courgettes other great alternatives are peppers, sliced new potatoes, spinach, pumpkin or asparagus, all work well.

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