Cheese and courgette frittata recipe

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Looking for frittata recipes, courgette recipes, omelette recipes, easy recipes, quick recipes, healthy recipes or low fat recipes? Courgettes and goat's cheese make a super-tasty pairing in this quick-to-prepare frittata. Perfect for a light lunch.

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  • healthy
  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Serves4
SkillEasy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Five A DayOne
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories370 Kcal19%
Fat31 g44%

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

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Method

  1. 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.
  2. Stir in the beaten eggs, goat's cheese and half of the chives, and cook slowly on a low heat for 6-8 mins.
  3. 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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