23 Jun 2011

Eat It: Courgette Frittata

Ciao! This recipe is not just an ordinary omelette, but an Italian one filled with your home-grown vegetables. Buon appetito!

1. Cook the potatoes in boiling water for 15-20 minutes or until temder. Use a colander to drain them. Let them cool down and then halve if large.

2. Melt the butter in a 28cm (11 in) diameter, non-stick frying pan. Add the onion and cook gently until soft. Add the courgettes and cook. Stir often. (Cooking time 5 min).

3. Stir in the potatoes and continue cooking for a further five minutes, until the courgettes have softened. (Cooking time 5 min).

4. Crack the eggs into a bowl and add the Peccorino and mint and season well with pepper. Whisk together well using a fork.

5. Pour the egg mixture into the pan and turn the heat down as low as possible. (Cooking time 5 min).

6. When the eggs are jsut set, place the pan under a pre-heated grill to brown the top. When ready, remove from the grill and leave the frittata to cool. (Cooking time 5 min).

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