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A Weekday Menu Recipe

Pepper Frittata (Flat OmeletteVeg HT  MC  Italian  10mins

Serves 4     Hot Vegetarian  Vegetables  Herbs  Main Course  Gluten Wheat Free  Italy  Europe



1 Onion, finely chopped

1 Capsicum, (Sweet Pepper), chopped

5 tbsp Olive Oil

8  Eggs

1 tbsp Freshly chopped Parsley

1 tbsp Freshly chopped Chives

1 tbsp Freshly chopped Basil

Salt and Pepper

50g/2oz Butter

A little extra butter to glaze




1. Fry the finely chopped onion and pepper in 3 tbsp of the olive oil, until soft.


2. Break the eggs into a bowl and stir them vigorously with a fork or wire whisk to mix the yolks and whites. Mix in the fried onions and pepper, herbs and salt and black pepper to taste.


3. Melt half of the butter and the remaining olive oil in a large frying pan. Pour in the egg mixture and cook the frittata, lifting the edges to permit the liquid egg to run underneath and shaking the pan to prevent sticking. 


4. Turn the frittata on to a plate, melt the remaining butter in the pan and slide the frittata back into the pan. Cook for 20-30 seconds - the centre should remain soft and creamy.


5. Slide the frittata on to a heated serving plate. Glaze the surface with a little butter and serve immediately, cut into wedges.



Serving Suggestions :


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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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