Spinach Frittata Recipe

Spinach Frittata

Spinach Frittata

Frittata is made with egg meat, cheese and vegetables. It is similar to omelette. You can choose the fillings as per your taste. I’ll use spinach, potatoes and tomatoes to make this tasty Frittata.

Frittata needs some careful cooking and it takes bit of time to cook it. Frittata is cooked in various stages and if you are not careful then you might spoil it.

I used to live with one Italian girl when I was studying in London and she made the best Frittata. I learned this recipe from her. Initially I couldn’t get it right and used to over cook it, after some practice I perfected it.

Frittata could be an ideal lunch meal with your friends. Make this Frittata dish and impress your friends.

Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 35 min
Serves: 4

Spinach Frittata  Ingredients

  • 1x1kg salad potatoes
  • 2 red onions, peeled and chopped
  • 9 eggs, beaten
  • 500g frozen spinach, defrosted in microwave and squeezed dry
  • 500g frozen broccoli florets
  • 350g courgettes, cubed
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 150g Cheddar cheese, finely grated

How to cook Spinach Frittata

Boil the potatoes for 10 minutes, then drain and slice thickly.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a big frying pan over a medium heat. Add the onions and cook for 5-10 minutes, until soft, adding the garlic for the last minute.

In a large bowl, lightly whisk the eggs with half the cheese. Add the onion, garlic, potato and spinach, and stir gently to coat all the vegetables.

Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in the frying pan. Pour in the tortilla mixture and top with the tomatoes. Sprinkle over the remaining cheese and cook over a low heat for 12 minutes, until the bottom has set.

Meanwhile, boil the broccoli and courgettes for 3-4 minutes, then drain.

Preheat the grill to hot.

Put under the grill

Put under the grill

Spinach Frittata

Spinach Frittata

Place the frittata pan under the grill for 5 minutes, until the egg is cooked through.

Spinach Frittata

Spinach Frittata

Cut into 4 and serve the broccoli and courgettes.

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