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Courgette frittata with a slice cut out presented on a table with a green leafy salad

Courgette frittata

Published: May 18, 2021 at 11:55 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Easy to make and ready in 20 minutes, this vegetarian frittata is the perfect summer lunch. Courgette, spring onions and goat's cheese are an irresistible flavour combination

  • Gluten free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal468
fat39.3g
saturates14.1g
carbs2.5g
sugars1.8g
fibre1.3g
protein25.4g
salt1.2g
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Rustle up a quick courgette frittata, then try our courgette fritters, fried courgette flowers, courgette risotto and more courgette recipes.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 courgette, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • a large pinch dried chilli flakes
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 100g goat’s cheese
  • 1 spring onion, thinly sliced
  • leafy green salad, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Preheat the grill. Heat the olive oil in a 20cm ovenproof frying pan and add the sliced courgette. Fry for 4-5 minutes over a high heat or until browned. Add the garlic and dried chilli flakes, and cook for 1 minute.

  • STEP 2

    Lower the heat to medium. Tip in the eggs, and season generously. Cook until set around the edges.

  • STEP 3

    Dot the top with the goat’s cheese and slide under the hot grill. Cook until browned on top then scatter with the spring onions and serve with a leafy green salad.

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