Tomato, Spinach and Mozzarella Frittata

12 Apr


This afternoon was just the most lovely day. It has been either very cold, very wet or just plain dull lately so to see the sunshine was just a joy. I wasn’t in the mood to have a big heavy meal that would have me flopped out on the couch unable to enjoy the gorgeous evening. So I picked eggs and veggies… It sounded good until I realised I had no clue what so ever that I would do with them. Eventually, I grabbed the spinach, mozzarella and tomatoes out as well and I whipped this little beauty up. It was so delicious and had a lovely subtle Italian flavor.  It was the perfectly light supper that fit into my sunshiny evening to perfection! 🙂 I hope everyone else is having one too.


Tomato, Spinach and Mozzarella Frittata (Serves 2)

4 eggs

a dash of milk

salt and pepper

1tbsp rapeseed oil

6-8 cherry tomatoes, halved

1/2 small onion, diced

2 handfuls spinach, roughly chopped

2 heaping tsp sun dried tomato pesto

1/2tsp dried basil

1/2 125g ball mozzarella, cut into match sticks

a pinch of chilli flakes

  • Preheat the grill to high and in a small bowl, beat together the eggs and milk and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • In a small frying pan, heat the oil over a medium/high heat and add the tomatoes, onion and spinach and cook stirring occasionally until everything is slightly softened.
  • Add in the spoonfuls of pesto and basil and mix to combine with the cooked veggies.
  • Pour in the egg mixture and mix quickly with the veg to distribute the veg and flavors evenly. Cook for about 3-4mins until most of the frittata is cooked then transfer to the grill and cook for 2-3mins until the egg is set.
  • Scatter with mozzarella match sticks and sprinkle with chilli flakes and extra basil.
  • Return to the oven for about 5mins or until the mozzarella is melted and slightly golden.
  • Serve immediately with veggies and lentils.


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