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  • Difficulty: Moderate

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Courgette Frittata

This is a cheap and easy recipe which is delicious served as a hot meal, but can also be served cold for lunch or maybe part of a picnic in summer.

  • Serves 4

  • Preparation 10 mins

  • Cooking 45 mins

Serves 4      

Courgette Frittata
  • Gluten-Free

  • Nut-Free

  • Wheat-Free


  • 200g potatoes, cut into small cubes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large courgette, finely sliced
  • 1 medium onion, finely sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 50g cheddar cheese, grated
  • 5 large free-range eggs
  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 190°C/gas mark 5.
  2. Parboil the potatoes for 10 minutes, then drain and dry thoroughly.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a large frying pan and saute the courgette and onion for 10 minutes until golden.
  4. Add the garlic and potatoes and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  5. Line an 18cm ceramic flan dish with baking parchment.
  6. In a large bowl lightly beat the eggs with the parsley and paprika, season if desired. Mix in the courgette mixture and turn into the lined flan dish.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until set.
  8. Allow to cool for a few minutes then lift out using the baking parchment then cut into wedges or cubes. Can be served hot or cold.

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