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Student Pepper Frittata (Flat Omelette)  Veg  HT  MC  15mins

Serves 1     Hot Vegetarian  Vegetables  Herbs  Quick Main Course  Gluten Wheat Free 




 Onion, finely chopped

Small Capsicum, (Sweet Pepper), chopped

2 tablespoons  Olive Oil

2 Eggs

1 tablespoon  Freshly chopped Parsley or tablespoon Dried Parsley

Salt and Pepper

A Knob of Butter






1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a small frying pan then add the finely chopped onion and pepper and fry gently over a medium heat for about 4 minutes, turning once or twice,  until softened.


2. Break the eggs into a mixing bowl and stir them vigorously with a fork or wire whisk to mix the yolks and whites.


3. Mix in the fried onions and pepper, herbs and salt and black pepper to taste.


4. Heat the butter and the remaining olive oil in the frying pan and when sizzling pour in the egg mixture and cook the frittata over a medium/high heat for 3-4  minutes, until golden brown on the underside. 


5. Slide the frittata on to a plate,  then slide it back into the pan browned side up and continue to cook for 20-30 seconds only - the centre should remain soft and creamy.


Serve immediately with salad or grilled tomatoes and a green vegetable such as beans or peas.




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Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

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Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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