Lazy girl’s dinner: green frittata

When it’s mid week and hump day dinner rolls around, motivation can be at an all time low – especially when it’s a meal-for-one situation. Instead of organising take-out and as much as we always have our beloved avo on toast for an emergency nourish back up (let’s face it, it’s not really a substantial dinner meal) we need something with a bit of protein, greens and full of flavour that’s a cinch to whip up. Cue our lazy girl’s dinner: asparagus, sweet potato and ricotta frittata. We’ve done the thinking for you, so all you have to do is reach for the fridge – because no doubt you already have most of these ingredients already in your crisper.

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Lazy girl’s dinner: green frittata

Preparation Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: Serves 1

Ingredients:
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 spears asparagus
  • ½ cob corn, kernels removed
  • ½ zucchini, grated
  • ½ cup sweet potato, grated
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup ricotta
  • Handful of baby spinach
  • 1 teaspoon pine nuts
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
How to make it:
  • In a oven proof frypan heat olive oil over medium heat and saute asparagus, corn, zucchini, sweet potato for 3 minutes.
  • Add in baby spinach.
  • In a bowl combine eggs, ricotta, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Pour egg mixture into frypan or alternatively line a 20 round cake tin and pour in mixture.
  • Sprinkle over pine nuts.
  •  Bake for 5 minutes until set.
  • Garnish with extra spinach, tomatoes and parsley.

Don’t save this one just for dinner, make it for breakfast too! Along with these fabulous recipes from our latest free eBook, A Nourishing Breakfast you will be loving mornings all over again.

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