It’s the perfect time to try something new. Whether that’s learning a different language, trying an alternative fashion style or rustling up something that you wouldn’t usually eat, a change is as good as a rest. If you’re looking for something delicious to eat, we’ve got this spectacular frittata recipe for you.

What Is A Frittata?

A frittata is a baked egg dish, similar to an omelette really. You can serve it both hot or cold with loads of different fillings. For this recipe we’re going to be using the awesome combination of spinach and pepper whilst will tickle those taste buds. Let’s see what ingredients we need.

Ingredients

  • 300g low fat cottage cheese
  • 5 large eggs
  • 225g spinach, finely chopped (frozen is fine, just thaw it and give it a squeeze before chopping)
  • 2 roasted red peppers
  • 100g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • Pinch of grated nutmeg
  • 15g finely grated parmesan
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of black pepper

How To Make

  • Firstly, heat your oven to gas mark 5, 190°C
  • Line a sandwich tin with some grease-proof paper
  • Beat the eggs in a large bowl
  • Add the cottage cheese and mix together
  • Add the garlic, half the cheese, spinach, peppers, nutmeg, salt and pepper
  • Once mixed, pour into the tin
  • Top with the tomatoes
  • Sprinkle over the rest of the cheese
  • Pop in the oven for 40 minutes until it’s set through and puffs up
  • Remove from tin and cut into quarters
  • Serve straight away or leave to cool, which will keep for 3 days in the fridge

Other Fillings

You can switch out the filling ingredients for other options should you wish, Try kale and goat’s cheese, or asparagus and new potatoes. Tarragon, mushroom and sausage is another fantastic option. Alternatively you can make individual frittatas, called frittatinis. Bake them in a couple of cupcake tins so you have a dozen perfectly baked and ready for a picnic. Frittatas are easy to make, anyone can do it and you can tailor them to your individual tastes. All the noms!

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