Mushroom frittata recipe

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Try our delicious mushroom frittata recipe

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  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories257 Kcal13%
Fat20 g29%

Just like an omelette, this tasty mushroom frittata recipe is enriched with additional ingredients to make a great breakfast, lunch or even a hearty evening dinner if you wanted to serve it with potatoes and a salad. it only takes thirty minutes to make this dish which serves 4-6 people, and at only 257 calories a serving what are you waiting for!


  • A knob of butter
  • 350g (12oz) brown closed cup mushrooms
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 8 eggs, beaten
  • Pinch of freshly ground nutmeg
  • 50g (2oz) Gruyère cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper




  1. Melt the butter in a non-stick pan, add the mushrooms and garlic. Season with salt and pepper and sauté for 6-8 mins until golden and tender.
  2. Meanwhile beat the eggs and nutmeg in a large bowl and season well. Pour into the pan and stir well, cook over a gentle heat for a minute. Shake the pan to level the frittata, cover with a baking sheet or a pan lid and cook over a gentle heat for 6-8 mins or until the egg is almost set.
  3. Scatter over the remaining cheese and cook under a hot grill for a further 4-5 mins until the top is golden and set.
  4. Leave to cool in the pan for pan for 5 mins before cutting into wedges and serving warm.
Top Tip for making Mushroom frittata

You can eat this frittata cold if you prefer - it makes a great picnic dish.

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