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A Weekday Menu Recipe

Spinach Frittata (Flat OmeletteVeg   HT   MC  Italian   15mins

Serves 4      Hot   Vegetarian  Vegetables  herbs  Main Course  Gluten Wheat free   Italy  Europe 

 

Ingredients:

1 Onion, finely chopped

100g/4oz Spinach, washed and finely shredded

5 tbsp Olive Oil

8 Eggs

100g/4oz Cottage Cheese

4 tbsp Freshly grated Parmesan Cheese

Nutmeg

1 tbsp Freshly chopped Parsley

1 tbsp Freshly chopped Chives

Salt and Pepper

50g/2oz Butter

A little extra Butter to glaze

 

Instructions

 

1. Fry the finely chopped onion in 3 tbsp of the olive oil, until soft. Add the spinach and sweat for a further 2-3 minutes until soft.

 

2. Break the eggs into a bowl and stir them vigorously with a fork or wire whisk to mix the yolks and whites. Mix in the fried onions and spinach, cottage cheese, parmesan, nutmeg, herbs and salt and black pepper to taste.

 

3. Melt half of the butter and the remaining olive oil in a large frying pan. Pour in the egg mixture and cook the frittata, lifting the edges to permit the liquid egg to run underneath and shaking the pan to prevent sticking. Cook until mostly set.

 

4. Turn the omelet on to a plate, melt the remaining butter in the pan and slide the frittata back into the pan top side down and cook for 1-2 minutes.

 

4. Slide the frittata (omelette ) on to a heated serving plate. Glaze the surface with a little butter and serve immediately, cut into wedges.

 

NB It may be easier to use 2 frying pans.

 

Serving Suggestions

 

Accompaniments:  

Green Salad

Dessert :   

Fresh Fruit

 

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Key techniques required to make this recipe

 

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.
 

Freeze/Make ahead

 

Tips, Options and Substitutions

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Main equipment required to make this Recipe

 

Chopping Knife

Chopping Board

Saucepan

Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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