Easy Frittata Base Recipe

April 16, 2014
6 Ratings
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  • Serves 4
Author Notes

Mastering a great frittata base opens up a whole new world of different recipe options that make use of vegies that you don’t want to go to waste. A meal unto itself, its perfect paired with a fresh salad for a highly nutritious family meal on the table in ten minutes. —Michelle

What You'll Need
  • 2-3 pieces medium-sized potatoes, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 piece onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated cheese
  1. Boil potatoes until just tender. Drain, cut into 3-4cm chunks and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a small fry pan (approx 20cm). Add onion and cook for 2 minutes until softened.
  3. Add potatoes and any other vegetables of your choosing, and toss to combine with onion.
  4. Whisk together eggs, milk, parsley, salt and pepper. Pour over the vegetables and cook on a low heat for 5-6 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle cheese over the top and place under a pre-heated grill for 3-4 minutes until golden.

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5 Reviews

Emilia R. October 1, 2019
What happened with the eggs?
Marty B. September 16, 2018
Guess we are all waiting for the eggs.
Joy D. October 17, 2015
Same question: Where are the "eggs" in this recipe???
Jan R. June 20, 2015
Right - how many eggs??? - now June - either fix or delete, please.
steph B. April 8, 2015
how many eggs??