Spinach & Cheese Frittata (Flat Omelette)
Serves 1 Hot Vegetarian
Vegetables Herbs Main Course
Gluten Wheat free
Onion, finely chopped
25g/1oz Fresh Spinach, washed and finely shredded
tbsp Olive Oil
1 tablespoon Freshly grated Cheddar or Parmesan Cheese
¼ teaspoon Grated Nutmeg (optional)
tablespoon Freshly chopped herbs e.g. Basil, Parsley or Chives (or ½ a
tablespoon of dried)
A large knob of Butter
Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a small frying pan then add the finely chopped
onion and fry gently over a medium heat for about 3 minutes then add the spinach
and continue to cook for a further 2 minutes, turning the mixture a couple of
Break the eggs into a mixing bowl and stir them vigorously with a fork or wire whisk to mix the yolks and whites.
Mix in the fried onions
and spinach, both cheeses,
herbs, 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
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 green vegetables such as beans or peas.
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