Recipe

Broccoli and cheese frittata

Ideal for the lunchbox, both kids and adults will love this cheesy broccoli frittata.

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Broccoli and cheese frittata
  • 400 gram (12½ ounces) broccoli
  • 1 cup (120g) coarsely grated cheddar cheese
  • 7 eggs
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) pouring cream

Method

Broccoli and cheese frittata
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease 20cm x 30cm (8-inch x 12-inch) lamington pan. Line base and sides with baking paper.
  • 2
    Thinly slice broccoli; place in large saucepan of boiling water, return to the boil, drain. Rinse under cold water; drain. Pat dry with absorbent paper.
  • 3
    Layer broccoli and cheese in pan then pour over combined eggs and cream. Cook, uncovered, in oven, about 25 minutes or until frittata sets. Cool 5 minutes before cutting into squares.

Notes

Broccoli is a great vegetable for kids to eat: it provides them with a great source of dietary fibre, as well as potassium, vitamin E, folate and beta carotene.

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