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

Calories 370 kCal 19%
Fat 31g 44%
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  • Courgettes and goat’s cheese make a super-tasty pairing in this quick-to-prepare frittata. Perfect for a light lunch.


    • 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


    • 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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